Wine Info of Port


Appellations of Origin & Quality Standards
Styles
Classifications
Ruby (Wood) Ruby / Crusted Port / Late Bottled Vintage Port (LBV) / Vintage Character Port (Super or Premium Ruby)
Tawny (Wood) Tawny / Aged Tawny / Colheita Tawny
White (Wood) White Port
Vintage Port Vintage Port / Single-Quinta Vintage Port
Monitored by Instituto do Vinho do Porto. Points awarded based on Criteria
Criteria Points
Production 120
Soil 190
Gradient 100
Altitude 150
Geographical Position 600
Position in relation to climatic conditions 210
Maintenance and upkeep 100
Grape quality 150
Age of vines 70
A total of 1,680 points (140 per sub-category) can be awarded to a vineyard which classifies the vineyard and permits it to make so many liters of port per 1,000 vines:
Grade Points Liters per 1,000 vines
A 1,200 plus 700
B 1,001 to 1,199 700
C 801 to 1000 500
D 601 to 800 400
E 401 to 600 300
F 0 to 400 0
Appellations
Duoro
Baixo Corgo (lower Corgo) / Cima Corgo (higher Corgo) /Duoro Superior

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