Located in the Lisbon wine region, about 40 kilometres north of the capital Quinta do Cerrado da Porta belongs to the current owners since 1997. Since 2011 the owners expand the land to produce wines with quality from their own vineyards.
Quinta do Cerrado da Porta belongs to the current owners since 1997. It was a 3 hectares property with a rural house from 17th century in very poor condition. The recovery and expansion work took about 4 years. In 1999 the first phase was finished and the owners, both doctors left Lisbon with their two teenage sons.
In the beginning only one hectare was vineyard. Since 2011 the owners expand the land and nowadays Monte do Cerrado da Porta has 17 hectares in which 14 are vineyards. The varieties grape are Chardonnay, Arinto e Moscatel Graúdo (white wine) and Pinot Noir, Touriga Nacional, Syrah, Merlot e Castelão (red wines). These were the most appropriate varieties to face strong Atlantic winds and the irregular soil. These natural conditions combined with a good management of varieties allows to produce high quality wines.
Red wine produced from Pinot Noir and Touriga Nacional grapes, aged for 12 months in french oak barrels. Intense wine with high complexity, full-bodied and soft, with garnet color, with violet reflections and floral aroma.
Rose wine produced from 3 red grapes, Touriga Nacional, Merlot and Syrah. This wine distinguishes itself by the intense red fruits aroma, especially raspberry and spices , particulary clove. It's fresh, full-bodied and structured.
Red wine produced from Piont Noir Grapes, With ruby color, intense aroma and great elegance, it reveals in the mouth softness and persistence typical of the grape variety.
White wine produced from Chardonnay grapes, qrown in a 250 meter high slope with a strong seawind influence. Wrapping and elegant wine, with the typical yellow color of the grape variety, intense aroma of vanilla and tropical fruits.
Red wine produced with Merlot grapes from a south facing hillside vineyeard. Aged for 12 months in French oak barrels. With an intense aroma, on the palate it is soft and classy.Production: 1330 bottles
Exclusively with grapes from the Arinto grape variety from Sobral de Monte Agraço region, where the influence of Atlantic ocean winds imposes cool nights, misty mornings and sunny afternoons. The grape variety fits very well to this harsh climate, enhancing its typical acidity. With citrine color and aroma of lime and green apples. Fresh flavor, with firm...
Wine made with grapes from the Touriga Nacional, Merlot and Syrah varieties, aged 14 months in new French oak barrels. Wine very elegant and with good structure, has intense aroma and high complexity, full bodied and with noble tannins, reveals in the mouth great persistence.Production: 1330 bottles
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