Quinta dos Aciprestes 2018 Douro
Touriga Franca,Touriga Nacional,Tinta Roriz
Quinta dos Aciprestes is one of the Douro’s most recognized estates for the excellence of its , having been attributed with grade A, top classification for the rights for the production of Port Wine. The quality and singularity of there red wines produced here for more than two centuries, is immedietly associated with the traditional style of Douro reds.
The estate is portrayed for it magnificent landscape, bordering the river Douro in an extension of 2,2 kilometres, and presents its vineyards beautifully surfacing the slopes, in the heart of the demarcated region of the Douro Valley appellation. The is located in the area of Soutelo do Douro, facing the mouth of the river Tua (tributary to the Douro), and in a place of transition between the two sub-regions Cima Corgo and Douro Superior.
Quinta dos Aciprestes is a typically characteristic property for the region and a clear example of mountain viticulture. The vineyard is planted in reasonably steep slopes in which gradient levels are between 30 to 50%.
The quinta is located between 100 metres and 350 metres of altitude (above sea level), by the Douro rive. Its sun exposure is mainly northern, between northeast and north-west directions. This sun exposition is particularly interesting as it forms a specific microclimate, which is a key factor of the Aciprestes .
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