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Cartaxo

Subzone in the Portuguese DOC area Ribatejo; look there.

DOC / DOP area in the center of Portugal northeast of Lisbon. It lies in the Tejo plain between the Estremadura in the west and Alentejo in the East. On the fertile alluvial soils near the river is mainly grown vegetables, fruits and rice. The area is therefore also nicknamed "Garden of Lisbon". The largely flat vineyards of the area cover a total of 25,000 hectares, but only about one tenth of these are classified as DOC area. This is in the six sub-areas Almeirim, Cartaxo (part of it also in Estremadura), Chamusca, Coruche, Santarém and Tomar geliedert. The...

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