Vinho Regional Lisboa
Alenquer, Portugal
Quinta do Monte d’Oiro
Reserva Red
Lisboa
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  • Appellation
    Vinho Regional Lisboa
  • Varieties
    Syrah (blend of several plots) Viognier (4%) (co-fermented)
  • Soil
    Lime and clay from the superior jurassic period. ​​Different expositions and slopes
  • Age of vines
    25 years
  • Harvest and Winemaking
    Individualized plot work from the harvest until the ageing in barrels.
    Handmade harvest, desteming with no crushing. Fermentation in stainless steel temperature controlled vats.
    Prolonged maceration. Average yield per plot: 3 ton/ha.
  • Ageing
    16 to 18 months in french oak barrels,
    40% of which new ones.
  • Winemakers
    Graça Gonçalves, advised by Grégory Viennois
Portugal
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  • Location
    Alenquer, Portugal
  • Company
    Quinta do Monte d’Oiro
  • Atlantic
    Vineyard located 20km away from the sea, very strong Atlantic influence, permanently blowing wind coming from the ocean
  • Farming
    Organic Farming (100% of the vineyard certified - PT-BIO-08)

Overview

There’s metaphoric gold in ‘dem there hills” A wine grown on a privileged terroir. A terroir whose slopes are covered with unique golden colours at sunset time. A terroir that since the 17th century has been known as the Hill of Gold.

Ratings

  • 89
    2018
    Robert Parker

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