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Touriga Femea

The red variety comes from Portugal, Synonyms are Tinta Coimbra, Touriga Brasileira and Tourigo Fêmea. It may despite seemingly suggestive synonyms and morphological Similarities not with the others Touriga varieties be confused. According to done in 2013 DNA analysis she is from a supposedly natural crossroads Touriga Nacional x Malvasia Fina emerged. However, this is based on only 20 DNA markers (see under molecular Genetics ). The medium maturing vine yields red wines with gentle tannins and black fruit flavors. It is mainly used in the fields dão. Douro and Península de Setúbal grown. In 2010, 15 hectares of vineyards were reported (Statistics Kym Anderson ).

Source: Wine Grapes / J. Robinson, J. Harding, J. Vouillamoz / Penguin Books Ltd. 2012

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