Tras-os-Montes WHITE wines
Trás-os-Montes wine is a Portuguese wine region located in the Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, the wine region is entitled Transmontano VR, and some areas are classified at the higher DOC (Denominação de Origem Controlada), under the designation Trás-os-Montes DOC. Trás-os-Montes region has vineyards that produces a wide range of wines, and the region has vineyards across a wide range of altitudes. The coolest high altitude produces light bodied wines, when regions width low altitude produces full bodied, and high alcoholic wines. The Trás-os-Montes region has three subregions entitled to the Tras-os-Montes DOC Designation: Chaves, Planalto Mirandês, Valpaços, and produces a wide variety of grapes such as Bastardom Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Donzelinho, Gewürztraminer, Gouveio, Malvasia Fina, Merlot, Mourisco Tinto, Pinot Noir, Rabo de Ovelha, Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon, Tempranillo, Tinta Amarela, Tinta Barroca, Tinta Cao, Touriga Francesa, Touriga Nacional and Viosinho. The following Tras-os-Montes Wine selection is composed by White Wine, produced exclusively from white grapes juice, and the consumption is ideal with light meals and aperitifs. White wines are more refreshing, lighter in both style and taste, and are ideal to drink in the spring and summer occasions.