Tinta Barroca

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Tinta Barroca is a Portuguese red wine grape that is grown primarily in the Douro region with some plantings in South Africa. In Portugal, it is a common blending grape in Port wine while in South Africa it is normally made into a varietal. The vine was introduced to the Douro region in the late 19th century and has the advantages of being able to withstand cool conditions while planted on north-facing slopes.[1]

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  1. ^ J. Robinson Vines, Grapes & Wines pg 216 Mitchell Beazley 1986 ISBN 1-85732-999-6