Quintas de Melgaço is the second biggest producer of Alvarinho grape in the Vinho Verde Wine Region. It’s winery is located in Ferreiros de Cima, Alvaredo, Melgaço; in the North of Portugal, under the Appelation DOC Vinho Verde, “Melgaço Sub-Region”, where the best regional varieties of grapes are planted, especially the “Alvarinho” lineage. The company was set-up by Mr. Amadeu Abílio Lopes, who started this project to fulfil the interest of some hundreds of producers of Melgaço. There are 430 shareholders. Today, Quintas de Melgaço has a production unit with a modern and pleasant architecture, endowed with adequate technology. After twelve years in business; Quintas de Melgaço has achieved national and international recognition for the quality of its products, which range from the traditional red wine through to the Alvarinho and the Trajadura mix, until we reach the real star of this region – the famous Alvarinho with characteristics resulting from the climate, the soil and the knowledge that has been passed through from generation to generation.
Aromas of stone fruit, peach and orange zest. The wine is ripe, spicy and aromatic on the palate – with tangy, citrusy, lemon and pink grapefruit characters. A balanced wine with good weight and texture, minerality and length.