CASTELÃO

black grape variety


SYNONYM

Periquita (Setúbal, Portugal)


VINE

early budding

mid ripening

thick skin

prone to coulure

WINE

medium to deep colour

high acidity

high tannins

medium alcohol

full body

medium to pronounced intensity

blackcurrant, raspberry, forest floor


REGIONS

Algarve, Portugal

Setúbal, Portugal

Tejo, Portugal

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