Terroir

Location

Located in the parish of S. Cristina, Amarante county, being part of the more than centennial Demarcated Zone of the Vinhos Verdes, Quinta de Carapeços stands out in the region due to the particular combination of several factors.

Climate

A high average altitude, causing thermal amplitudes to occur Higher than the region’s average, as well as hot summers allied Rainfall levels in the region, make Alvarinhos diferentes, Espadeiros and Sparkling wines of their own qualities

Soil

The soil is characterized by its granite origin, with a loamy, acid, shallow, well drained and good fertility texture.

Vineyard

The vineyard is conducted in a simple cord, with grafts and grapes recommended for the region.

 

GRAPE TYPES

Alvarinho, Trajadura, Touriga nacional, Azal, Espadeiro and Vinhão