Quintas de Melgaço | The Kingdom of Alvarinho
The Alvarinho caste is one of Portugal’s greatest treasures.
It is considered by recognized experts the best Portuguese white caste and one of the best castes in the world.
It is of the Sub-region of Monção and Melgaço that reveals itself and reaches the maximum of its potential, in a unique territory, for natural reasons of soil and microclimate.
Monção and Melgaço, from a short distance to the Atlantic Ocean, are protected from the sea winds by mountains in a natural suspension that allows a perfect combination between rainfall, temperature and the number of hours of sunshine required to better ripen the grapes of Alvarinho .
The vineyards planted in amphitheatres of singular beauty, the half-slope, are thus in a sunny space refreshed by the course of the Minho river.
You can visit the winery and know the whole process of winemaking and bottling.
In the tasting room, you have the opportunity to take a wine tasting in a relaxed atmosphere, taking the opportunity to discover the secrets of Alvarinho.