Dão - Silgueiros
Ruby red colour, fruity aroma and delicate taste with full and delicate smooth tannins that provide a good balance with the acidity.
Alfrocheiro appeared in the Dão region after phylloxera. Its origin is unknown. The vineyards are located in the subregion of Silgueiros, at an altitude of between 350 and 400 meters. The vine is grown within a program of integrated protection: The application of herbicides is forbidden. Infestation control is carried out through soil movement. Grape-picking is done by hand, caste by cast, when they reach the ideal point of ripeness, normally between the second fortnight of September and the first fortnight in October.
Vertical cane with 2 fixed wires and 2 moveable wires, a density of 6060 plants pruned in double guyot.
Exposure: North/ South
Soil: Sandy with granite base
Grape Variety: 100% Tinta Roriz
Age: 9 Years
Yield: 30 hl hectare
These wines are obtained after fermentation at a controlled temperature in order to preserve all their aromatic elegance, in very big wooden barrels and a stainless steel tank, for 7 to 10 days. The wine made through malolactic fermentation in French oak barrels and has a subsequent maturing period of 18 months in order to potentiate its structure and complexity.
Production: 4.000 bottles
Total Acidity: 5,8 g/dm3
Volatile Acidity: 0,57 g/dm3
Quinta de Lemos produces precious Dão Wines and Olive Oil.
Our grapevines and olive trees are nurtured by patient and loving hands.
a gastronomic voyage
This unique project is based on sustainable gastronomy, serving seasonal flavors and national dishes, in which the main concern is the ingredients, many of them from Quinta de Lemos itself. The philosophy practiced here is maintaining the ingredients in their pure and natural state. Allowing to express the most genuine flavors.
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In perfect harmony with the surrounding nature, the mountains, the vineyards of Quinta de Lemos and the tranquility of the sloping landscape, Mesa de Lemos offers its guests a gastronomic voyage.
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From free visits of the adega to bespoke programs with wine tastings, walking trails and picnics: Quinta de Lemos has it all.
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