quinta-feira, 30 de setembro de 2021

Douro 2021 harvest field work, 2nd act, at Quinta do Vallado

 At the beginning of the 3rd week of September (just before a few more days of rain in the midle of harvest season), from the top of the "vinha da Granja" (222m altitude) at quinta do Vallado, a parcel of old vineyard about 92 years old, on this date with the harvest just starting.

In the new and modern quinta do Vallado winecellar, the traditional winemaking techniques with foot treading in medium-sized granite lagares (mainly used for superior Port wine categories), coexist with the most modern technologies, such as carbonic maceration.

©Hugo Sousa Machado

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