Companhia Agricola do Sanguinhal

+(351) 262 609 190 Quinta das Cerejeiras Apartado n.º 5
Bombarral, 2544-909 Bombarral
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Companhia Agrícola do Sanguinhal’s head-offices are located in the municipality of Bombarral with estates in the municipalities of Bombarral, Cadaval, Alenquer and Torres Vedras, which is to say in the heart of one of the country’s oldest wine regions, the origin of which goes back to the foundation of the Portuguese nation. In fact, in 1153, King D.Afonso Henriques donated large estates - including Bombarral that at the time was only a farm - to the order of St Bernard settled in the Alcobaça Monastery. The Cistercians monks introduced wine growing and developed intensive agricultural activity which has expanded and flourished up to present days. Nowadays, the region covers around 8,000 hectares producing approximately 60 million litres of wine per year. Companhia Agrícola do Sanguinhal (CAS) was established by Abel Pereira da Fonseca in 1927. The company was created for the administration of the estates that this businessman had been purchasing in the region since the beginning of the century Read more »

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  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

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  • Quinta de San Francisco 2010


    Don't let the price in euros fool you... this is not an 8 dollar wine. Following a stroll along the ramparts of Obidos Castle in Portugal (one of my decadent excursions to Europe), I chose this local wine of modest pretenses as an evening tipple. Opaque and full of coffee and cherry on the nose, this rich, smooth wine just hints of Ginja - the ... Read More

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  • Companhia Agricola Do Sanguinhal Óbidos Quinta de S. Francisco 2003


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    Wine review by Rafael Larocca

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  • Companhia Agricola Do Sanguinhal Óbidos Quinta Das Cerejeiras Reserva 1998


    Pours light red with a faint brickishness at the rim. Dark honey notes on the nose with toast and hazelnuts. With time some violet notes creep in. Light in the mouth with light acidity and fully mature tannins that present no resistance on the palate. Dusty fruit in the mouth with strawberry, rhubarb notes, and some minerals. Cherry comes in as ... Read More

    Wine review by ryanopaz


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