Portimão DOC

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Portimão is a Portuguese wine region centered on the Portimão municipality in the Algarve region. The region has Portugal's highest wine classification as a Denominação de Origem Controlada (DOC). The region is bordered by the Lagoa DOC to the east and the Lagos DOC to the west.[1]


The principal grapes of the Portimão region include Crato Branco, Negra Mole and Periquita.[1]

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  1. ^ a b T. Stevenson "The Sotheby's Wine Encyclopedia" pg 332 Dorling Kindersley 2005 ISBN 0-7566-1324-8