The vineyard is located in Alto Douro, Portugal.
The climate can be considered Mediterranean and particularly conducive to the cultivation and development of several grape varieties
The vineyards grow on a soil made up of greywacke/schist, being particularly hard to work on.
The vineyards allow the cultivation of traditional grape varieties of our Region, such as Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, Tinta Barroca, Tinto Cão e Tinta Roriz, Malvasia Fina, Gouveio, Viosinho, Códega e Malvasia Rei.
We apply concepts of substance and the best traditional practices in the care of the vineyards.
Most soils are made up of greywacke/schist, being particularly hard to work on, and the steep slope makes the job even harder.
On the other hand, however, this type of soil is good for the vines’ longevity.
The climate is warm and temperate. Summer has much less rainfall than winter. According to Köppen and Geiger the climate is classified as Csb. 13.2 ° C.
The average temperature of July is 21.7 ° C
The average annual rainfall is 949 mm.
11 mm is the precipitation of the month July, which is the driest month. January is the month with the highest precipitation, with an average of 140 mm.
Crossing the north of Portugal, the Douro river lazely waters the fertile lands around, in its journey to finally die into the Atlantic Ocean, kissing the beautiful city of Porto goodbye.
In its passing along the mountains, Douro river blesses the vinyards, creating an exceptional micro climate, to grow probably the best grapes of the world.
The vineyard is located in the Douro region, at the heart of this mythical land, enjoying the magic of the special soil and the mist, to bring you the best that Mother Nature offers to her sons.