Arruda DOC

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Arruda is a Portuguese wine region centered on the town of Arruda dos Vinhos in the Lisboa wine region. The region is designated as Denominação de Origem Controlada (DOC)[1] after it was promoted from its former Indicação de Proveniencia Regulamentada (IPR) status. The region is known primarily for its red wine production.[2]

Grapes[edit]

The principle grapes of the Arruda region include Camarate, Fernao Pires, Graciano, Jampal, Trincadeira and Vital.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ ViniPortugal: Wine Regions, accessed on January 24, 2010
  2. ^ a b T. Stevenson "The Sotheby's Wine Encyclopedia" pg 330 Dorling Kindersley 2005 ISBN 0-7566-1324-8