Azal tinto

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Azal Tinto or Amaral is a variety of red Portuguese wine grape.[1] It is planted in the Minho region where it is used in red Vinho Verde, while the related Azal Branco is used for white Vinho Verde.[2]

Azal Tinto
Grape (Vitis)
Color of berry skinNoir
SpeciesVitis vinifera
Also calledAmaral and other synonyms
Notable regionsMinho
Notable winesVinho Verde
VIVC number818


Azal Tinto is also known under the synonyms Amaral, Amaral Preto, Azal, Azal Preto, Cachon, Cainho Miudo, Caino, Caino Bravo, Caino Tinto, Sousao, and Sousao Galego.[1]

Azal Tinto is also used as a synonym for Vinhão.

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  1. ^ a b "AMARAL". Vitis International Variety Catalogue VIVC. Julius Kühn-Institut - Federal Research Centre for Cultivated Plants (JKI), Institute for Grapevine Breeding - Geilweilerhof (ZR). May 8, 2019. Retrieved 2019-05-21.
  2. ^ Jancis Robinson, ed. (2006). "Azal Branco". Oxford Companion to Wine (3rd ed.). Oxford: Oxford University Press. p. 56. ISBN 0-19-860990-6.