Spain 04.txt

  1. Name three important Port grapes
    Touriga Nacional, Touriga Francesa, Tinta Cão
  2. Name the cities where Port has historically been aged
    Oporto, Villa Nova de Gaia
  3. Describe the difference between Vintage & Tawny Port
    • Vintage = From a single great year's harvest, shorter aging, throws sediment, can age, un-wooded
    • Tawny = Blend of multiple vintages, longer aging, racked 3-4x per year, ten year aging increments, wooded
  4. State what is used to fortify Port
    Aguardente (neutral grape spirit at 77%)
  5. Define Lagar
    Treading trough for stomping grapes
  6. Name the 4 most important grapes of Madeira
    Sercial, Verdelho, Bual, Malmsey
  7. Describe the Estufagem process
    Heating and oxidizing the wine
  8. Define Rainwater Madeira
    Soft Verdelho-style wine created in the 18th century
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Spain 04.txt
Spain - Port & Madeira