Which of the following grapes grown in Tejo (one of the major Portuguese wine regions) is white?

A. Casteláo

B. Trincadeira

C. Fernáo Pires

D. Touriga Nacional


Fernáo Pires is Portugal’s most planted white wine grape, grown throughout central and southern Portugal but most notably in Tejo just northeast of Lisbon. The variety makes wines with a spicy aromatic character and delicate exotic fruit notes. It is known as Maria Gomes in Bairrada, the Portuguese wine region about 50 miles south of Oporto.

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