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Talha

Portuguese term (also Jarro, Pote, Tinha) for a great one amphora similar vessel made of earthenware or clay, in which especially in the DOC area Alentejo according to traditional method, red wines open under oxidative Influence are produced. It is common during the fermentation to cool the vessel with water. Similar vessels are Dolium (Roman), Kvevri (Georgian), pithos (Greek) and tinaja (Spanish). See also below wine vessels,

Tinaja (Spain) and Talha (Portrugal)
Picture left: Gustave Doré - Le tinajas de la Manche , CC BY 2.0 , link
Picture right: CC BY-SA 3.0 , Enlace

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