Quinta das carvalhas

quinta das carvalhas

Where is Quinta das Carvalhas?

Quinta das Carvalhas is located in the municipality of São João da Pesqueira and has a dominant position on the slope of the left bank of the Douro River facing Pinhão.

When did Quinta das Carvalhas start producing port wine?

Written reference about Carvalhas can be traced back to 1759 i.e. since Pombal’s demarcation. Miguel de Souza Guedes bought Quinta das Carvalhas in 1880 and it was not until then it start produce Port Wine.

Is this Quinta das Carvalhas the jewel of Real Compania Velha Crown?

Manuel Silva Reis, the owner of Real Compania Velha, bought Suoza Guedes & Irmao in 1965 and in that bargain Quinta das Carvalhas was included and this quinta is undoubtedly the jewel of Real Companhia Velha crown. Vintage Port tasting notes: Still quite dark but with a yellow mature edge in colour.

Why Carvalhas old vines?

Carvalhas’ old vines, are a post-phylloxera plantation, which have reached the respectful age of a century old and represent one of the richest selection of ancient indigenous Douro varieties. The quinta dates back to the beginning of the 18th century as property of the influential Castro and Sande family from São João da Pesqueira.

What makes Quinta das Carvalhas so special?

Quinta das Carvalhas is one of the most emblematic and spectacular properties in the Douro valley. Written references regarding this magnificent vineyard can be traced back to 1759.

What wines are available at Quinta das Carvalhas?

With a great location, right at the entrance of Quinta das Carvalhas, here our visitors have the chance to taste our wines, and they can also purchase them. They also have available a wide range of Douro DOC wines, Port wines, Olive oil and Douro Muscatel.

Where is the Quinta of Pinhão?

The quinta borders the river Douro over more than 3 kms and is located on the left bank, facing the village of Pinhão, in the heart of the Cima Corgo sub-region. This quinta stands out in the landscape for its characteristics of mountain viticulture.

What is the mountain of Carvalhas?

The mountain of Carvalhas, at 550 meters of altitude and from where you can enjoy a landscape in 360 degrees, is the site of excellence for the observation of the property (and Douro).

Who owns Quinta das Carvalhas?

Miguel de Souza Guedes bought Quinta das Carvalhas in 1880 and it was not until then it start produce Port Wine. Manuel Silva Reis, the owner of Real Compania Velha, bought Suoza Guedes & Irmao in 1965 and in that bargain Quinta das Carvalhas was included and this quinta is undoubtedly the jewel of Real Companhia Velha crown.

What is Quintas Real Companhia Velha?

Quintas: Real Companhia Velha is one of the leading producer of Porto and the largest owner of Premium land in the Douro Valley. The Company owns some of the Douro´s finest Quintas. Since the 1860s the Quinta dos Aciprestes has been a conglomeration of several Quintas.

Who is Real Companhia Velha?

Quintas: Real Companhia Velha is one of the leading producer of Porto and the largest owner of Premium land in the Douro Valley. The Company owns some of the Douro´s finest Quintas.

What wines are available at Quinta das Carvalhas?

With a great location, right at the entrance of Quinta das Carvalhas, here our visitors have the chance to taste our wines, and they can also purchase them. They also have available a wide range of Douro DOC wines, Port wines, Olive oil and Douro Muscatel.

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