Trincadeira (also known as Trincadeira Preta)
Grape Colour: Red
Grape Region: Alentejano, Lisboa and Ribatejano, Douro, Minho
DOC: Alentejo, Carcavelos, Douro, Vinho Verde
The wines made with these grapes tend to be full bodied and rich with aromas of blackberries, herbs and flowers. Hot and dry growing conditions with poor soils give the grapes good concentration with solid but smooth tannins. It has flavours of jam, red plum and cinnamon.