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Cornifesto is a red Portuguese wine grape variety that is used in the production of Port. In Port production it is considered a minor grape that is usually used to make lighter bodied wines.[1]


Various synonyms have been used to describe Cornifesto and its wines including Cornifeito, Cornifesta, Cornifesto Tinto, Cornifesto no Dão, Cornifresco and Tinta Bastardeira.

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  1. ^ J. Robinson Jancis Robinson's Guide to Wine Grapes pg 60 Oxford University Press 1996 ISBN 0-19-860098-4