WHITE WINE Region: Beira Interior,
WHITE WINE Region: Beira Interior, Távora-Varosa e Lafões
Awards Wine Enthusiast Magazine 2015
Awards Wine Enthusiast Magazine 2015 - 87 PtsInternational Wine Challenge 2015- Bronze Tasting Notes Of lemon green color, it presents floral and fruity aroma with notes of green apple and citrus, to remember grapefruit and lime. There are also mineral notes reflecting the soil (flint and graphite). In the mouth it shows greasiness and minerality with a lively and persistent ending.
Tasting Notes Straw yellow in color,
Tasting Notes Straw yellow in color, it presents great aromatic complexity, rich notes of grapefruit, stone fruits, kerosene and biscuit, involved in great minerality. The proof confirms the rich and concentrated nose, always on a creased mineral mantle. The producer Quinta do Cardo belongs to the Beira Interior region, Castelo Rodrigo subregion and is located near this town. The vineyards, cultivated at an average altitude of 750 meters, are protected by the Marofa and Castelo Rodrigo mountains and surrounded by the Douro, Coa and Águeda rivers. With 180 hectares, of which 69 are vineyards, all certified in organic production, the remaining host an extensive reserve of cork oaks and spontaneous forest. The first vineyards were planted in 1932 and recognition of the quality of wines has been a constant over the years.