Tempranillo

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Tem·pra·nil·lo

 (tĕm′prə-nē′yō)
n. pl. Tem·pra·nil·los
1. A variety of grape grown originally in Spain and Portugal that is a principal ingredient of Rioja and port.
2. A red or white wine made from this grape.

[Spanish tempranillo, from Old Spanish, from diminutive of temprano, early (in reference to the grape's early ripening), from Vulgar Latin *temporānus, alteration of Latin temporāneus, timely, opportune : tempus, tempor-, time + -āneus, adj. suff.]
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[30]--Siqueira, O.D.; Cardoso, M.F.S.; Aragonez, V.A.L.; Damico, J.G.; Crescente, L.A.B.
| Aragonez side plate, PS69 for set of four, Oka (oka.com) BUCKETS OF STYLE Chilling drinks for alfresco dining on warm, sunny days is quite a task.
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com/camara_municipal_lisboa/docs/revista_rossio_olisipografia_o?e=640918 5/2323206; Delminda Rijo, Fatima Aragonez and Francisco Moreira, "A Freguesia de Santa Justa na transigao para o seculo XVIII: Historia, Demografia e Sociedade," in Familia, Espaco e Patrimonio, ed.
With help from Tempranillo (called Aragonez locally), this intense red delivers attractive black cherry and plum fruit, and embellishes it with flavours of cinnamon and other herbs, but, despite being matured without oak for some while, concludes with muscular foodfriendly tannins.
Red wines are made mostly from Aragonez (local name for Tinta Roriz or Tempranillo), which lends elegance, Periquita with its blackberry and licorice aromas, and Trincadeira Preta which lends body and structure.
Finally, the Alentejo region in the south makes excellent wines under very warm growing conditions from Aragonez (a biotype of the Spanish variety Tempranillo), Castelao, Trincadeira and the French grape Alicante Bouschet.
Fernanda Nascimento Godoi (I) Fernando Queiroz Almeida (II) Giuliano Aragonez Guarienti (III) Juliano Martins Santiago (IV) Daniel Guedes Junior (IV) Yzabella Campos Nogueira (IV) Lucas Santiago Brasileiro (IV)
The wines are rich and ripe in style, made from local varietals Aragonez (called Tinta Roriz in northern Portugal and Tempranillo in Spain), Periquita, Trincadeira Preta, and Alfrocheiro.