Antão Vaz

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Oxford Companion to Wine

Oxford Companion to Wine

By Jancis Robinson

Published 2006

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Antão Vaz, white grape increasingly favoured by winemakers in the alentejo, southern Portugal, where it is now producing sound, full-bodied varietal wines and is used for blending with tarter varieties such as arinto. Total 2010 plantings were 1,209 ha/2,987 acres.