Fernao Pires, also popular as Maria Gomes, Cammarate, Fernamm Pires, Fernan Piriz; is a Portugese grape used for the production of the white varietal wine Fernao Pires wine, an impressively aromatic wine flavored from light spicy to floral with a base aroma of yellow fruit. An interesting sparkler, when flavored in citrus and melon tones the wine feels dry in the mouth with some amount of minerality. A wine with a typical flavor of tropical fruits like the mango, it is an easy- to drink wine with a full mouthfeel. Citronella lemon, honey and pepper are some of the typical aromas of this wine. With a strong resemblance to Chenin Blanc in acidity, the Fernao Pires with high alcohol content, may have a characteristic smell of pepper.
Origin of Fernao Pires Wine
Regions Producing Fernao Pires
• Portugal- Grown in the largest scale at Ribatejo, the Barriada variant, better known as Maria Gomes, is used for the production of sparkling wines.
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