Quinta do Vallado

Quinta do Vallado, established in 1716, is one of the oldest and most famous “Quintas” in the Douro Valley. It once belonged to the legendary D. Antónia Adelaide Ferreira, and still belongs to the family of her descendants. It lies on both banks of the Corgo river, a tributary to the Douro river, right near to its mouth, close to the town of Peso da Régua. For almost 200 years, Quinta do Vallado’s main activity was the production of Port wines that were sold to the Ferreira Port House (belonging to the Ferreira family). At that time Ferreira bottled and sold the wines under its own brands. Following Dona Antónia Adelaide Ferreira’s great achievement, her great grand-son Jorge Viterbo Ferreira, and his son Jorge Cabral Ferreira were the main architects of the further development of the Quinta’s vineyards and winery. Departing from the centuries-old tradition of selling the farm’s production to the Ferreira Portwine House, in 1993, under the direction Read more »

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    The only classic variety of the Douro not indigenous to Portugal, Tinta Roriz is known in Spain, its birthplace, as T...

  • Viozinho

  • Trincadeira Preta

  • Touriga Nacional

    History of the grape: Touriga Nacional is produced as a still table wine, but is also one of the most important grape...

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  • Vallado Touriga Nacional Rose-Douro Portugal Douro 2013

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    Earthy and savory on the nose with hints of pepper and prosciutto fat lurking under floral framed red berry fruit. Pretty full on entry, if just a bit loose on the palate. this delivers plenty of easy and approachable berry and plum fruit backed up with hints of violet florals and nice, gently dusty tannins. This really is quite tasty still, and... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz


  • Quinta Do Vallado Douro Portugal 2010

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    Intense, muscular, with spices and berries, and a dark chocolate finish. Blend of touriga franca, touriga nacional, tinta roriz, and tinta barroca. Read More

    Wine review by benjtp221


  • I’ve already written up my thoughts on some white wines tasted while in ... ... lovely. 92pts 2011 Quinta do Vallado Touriga Nacional Douro $50 100% Touriga nacional The wine underwent malolactic fermentation in their original storage stainless steel tanks and was then racked into French Oak barriques, 35% of which were new,  where it stayed ... Read More

    From the article The Red Wines of Portugal


  • Quinta Do Vallado Adelaide Tinto Douro 2011

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    Cask sample 95% new oak Oldest vines, over 80 years old, thirty different grape varieties. The wines from the old vineyards are stored in stainless steel for malolactic fermentation and then racked to new French Allier Oak barriques for 20 months. Smoky, toasty sweet oak with tons of fall spice and nutmeg on the nose. Theres too much oak here t... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz


  • Quinta Do Vallado Douro Tinto 2008

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    A blend of Touriga Franca (30%), Touriga Nacional (25%), Tinta Roriz (20%), Sousão (5%) and Mixed Old Vine Blacks (20%), 80% aged for 14 months in stainless steel tanks. The remaining 20% aged in 225 litres used French Oak barrique for 14 months until final blending. just bottled the day before the tasting Sweet and spicy on the nose with cut p... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz


  • Sousão Douro DOC 2011

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    100% Sousão. Malolactic fermentation and ageing in 100% new French oak for 20 months A bit gamy and animal on the nose with lots of fennel seed and beet root accents to the core of blue fruit. with air this turns into a mulberry, minty, eucalyptus bomb! Rich with dry extract density and accompanying high acid and slightly rough tannins this fee... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz


  • OK, bear with me for a second. These wines may not be amazing in your THIS GOT 90PTS AND IT'S ONLY $8!!! kind of way, but they are great values and are a wonderful opportunity to add some amazement into your life. Not in this is a great Sauvignon Blanc kind of way but rather in a WOW! WHAT IS THIS? kind of way! Now I'm a pretty savvy guy when it... Read More

    From the article The Amazing White Wines of Portugal


  • Quinta Do Vallado Branco Reserva 2012

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    Aged in 500 liters, 40% new rest second passageRabigato, Gouveio, Arinto and Viosinho.A little leesy on the nose with notes of steel, vanilla and flowers adding detail to the citrus/mandarin orange aromas.  Bright acidity  and  fine minerality pop on entry then the midpalate reveals lovely use of oak supporting fine clean orange blossom and whit... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz


  • Quinta Do Vallado Red Blend Douro 2007

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    Typical Douro with red fruit, Forrest, pine and lavendel and a touch of sweet liqurice at the end. Good still young and fine acidity. Very appealing and priceworthy wine! Read More

    Wine review by janmagnusson99


  • Quinta Do Vallado Adelaide Portugal Quinta Do Vallado 2007

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    Wine review by matpadua


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