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Touriga Fêmea

The red grape variety comes from Portugal, Synonyms are Tinta Coimbra, Touriga Brasileira and Tourigo Fêmea. Despite apparently indicative synonyms and morphological No similarities to the others Touriga varieties be confused. According to in 2013 DNA analysis is from a presumably natural cross Touriga Nacional x Malvasia Fina emerged. However, this is based on only 20 DNA markers (see under molecular Genetics ). The medium maturing vine produces red wines with gentle tannins and black fruit aromas. 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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