About Quinta do Vallado
Nestled in the heart of the verdant Douro Valley, Quinta do Vallado stands as one of Portugal's most illustrious and historic wineries. Founded in 1716, it remains a testament to the country's grand vinicultural heritage, boasting over 300 years of uninterrupted wine production.
Quinta do Vallado is situated on the banks of the Corgo River, a tributary of the renowned Douro River. Spanning over 70 hectares, the winery's vineyards offer a diverse array of unique microclimates. These advantageous conditions cultivate an incredible variety of high-quality grapes, including the native Touriga Franca, Touriga Nacional and Tinta Roriz. This fascinating topography and climatic harmony are integral to the superior quality of their wines.
Preserving tradition without eschewing innovation, Quinta do Vallado balances old-world wisdom with cutting-edge technology. The winery's age-old granite lagares (stomping tanks) share a home with modern stainless steel vats, ensuring a seamless marriage between time-honoured methods and modern precision.
Quinta do Vallado’s portfolio is replete with a stunning repertoire of exceptional wines. Ranging from robust, full-bodied reds to refreshingly vibrant whites, and lusciously sweet Ports. The consistent excellence of their wines marks Vallado as a true vanguard of Douro Valley winemaking and has garnered international acclaim and numerous prestigious awards.
Housed in an 18th-century manor, the winery also offers luxury accommodation for oenophiles and casual tourists alike. Guests are invited to soak up the majestic scenery whilst savouring Vallado's exceptional wines and delving into a world of vinous wonder. The state-of-the-art rooms, adorned with pristine modern furnishings, sit in perfect contrast to the historic charm of this singular enchanting estate.
In essence Quinta do Vallado is an embodiment of Douro Valley's rich winemaking tradition and a paragon of Portuguese excellence. Its unparalleled legacy, breathtaking location and commitment to perpetuating the craft of winemaking, makes it a must-visit destination for anyone with a love of storytelling, authentic experiences, and, naturally impeccable wine,
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