Vintage Wine Estate Experience

Vintage Wine Estate Experience
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$58.82
Duration: 4 hours
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Description

One of the most prestigious farm, who produced wines in the hands of the same family for 4 generations. The farm goal is to modernize, innovate and to meet the standards of the most demanding consumer.The farm has undergone modernization over the past few years: vines were re-established based on traditional varieties as well as new varieties to meet market demand. This company was established by Abel Pereira da Fonseca in 1926 to administrate the estates that he owned in the region of Bombarral since the beginning of the century,still belonging to the same family. 

Grapes from our producer are used to produce a lot of wines. Vineyards are planted on gentle slopes of sandy-clay soils. 

The varieties found on these vineyards are: 

  • White – Moscatel Graúdo, Sauvignon Blanc, Vital and Verdelho
  • Red – Castelão, Touriga Nacional, Syrah, Aragonez, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon

Our experience will include:

  • Arrival to the farm and welcome by the producer
  • Visit to the vineyards
  • Visit the old distillery
  • Visit the pressing-room and 1871 winepresses
  • Visit the ageing cellar of liquor wines and brandies with 36 barrels
  • Tasting 7 different wines

Extras:

  • Transportation from Lisbon - On request
  • Lunch - On request

*- Lunch will included: Vegetable cream soup, baked spicy chorizo on bread, scrambled eggs with farinheira, sausage rolls, mini shrimp and leek tarts, cheese platter, roast pork with special sauce, baked potatoes, tomato salad, regional bread and corn bread, mini traditional custard cakes, cake "Pão de Ló", chocolate cake, fruit (3 varieties) aged spirit, coffee and tea.

One of the most prestigious farm, who produced wines in the hands of the same family for 4 generations. The farm goal is to modernize, innovate and to meet the standards of the most demanding consumer.The farm has undergone modernization over the past few years: vines were re-established based on traditional varieties as well as new varieties to meet market demand. This company was established by Abel Pereira da Fonseca in 1926 to administrate the estates that he owned in the region of Bombarral since the beginning of the century,still belonging to the same family. 

Grapes from our producer are used to produce a lot of wines. Vineyards are planted on gentle slopes of sandy-clay soils. 

The varieties found on these vineyards are: 

  • White – Moscatel Graúdo, Sauvignon Blanc, Vital and Verdelho
  • Red – Castelão, Touriga Nacional, Syrah, Aragonez, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon