“The 65 hectares of Quinta do Vallado’s vineyards are planted in south and west facing slopes of schist soil…”

The vineyards

Quinta do Vallado’s 65 hectares of vineyard are planted in south and west facing slopes of schist soil, with altitudes ranging between 80 and 400 meters.

Of these, 55 hectares are comprised of vineyards planted in the 1990s, mostly in single row terraces, pruned according to the double cordon system, and with one variety only in each plot.

The remaining 10 hectares are formed by very old vineyards planted between 1920 and 1950, amongst which Vinha da Granja (1929) and Vinha da Coroa (1958) stand out. These are planted in continuous rows, 1,2 meters apart and with 1,1 meters between each plant, following the natural contours of the land. They have a density of 7.200 plants/ha.

Dominant Varieties


Reds

Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, Sousão, Tinta Roriz and Tinta Barroca

 

Whites

Arinto, Gouveio, Rabigato, Alvarinho, Verdelho da Madeira and Moscatel Galego.
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