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Grape Variety Sheet Loureiro

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Brief Description

High quality white grape variety, recommended for almost the entire Demarcated Region, except for the Basto and Amarante sub-regions and the counties of Baião, Cinfães and Resende . With a culture area in great expansion, originally it came from Ribeira-Lima. Highly productive, this grape variety produces wines with a distinctive aroma, harmonious and flavourous.

Synonymy : known as «Loureira» or «Branco Redondo» in the Póvoa de Varzim county, as «Dourado(a)» in Viana do Castelo, as «Marquês» in the Paços de Ferreira, Santo Tirso and Caminha counties, and as «Arinto» in the South of the region; it is also known as «Moscatel» and probably corresponds to the «Loureira» of the Spanish Province Galicia.