First, the location. The Vale d’ Évora Estate is situated just a few kilometers from the beautiful town of Mértola, in lower Alentejo. It is part of the Guadiana Valley Natural Park, and benefits from a landscape of great beauty, marked by its ample, rolling hills, native vegetation, and the Guadiana River, which winds throughout.
Along the property are plantations of stone pine, holm oak, strawberry trees, and a vineyard: the Discórdia vineyard.
The Discórdia vineyard, on a total area of 10 hectares, is a vineyard that overlooks the wild landscape of the Vale d’ Évora Estate. The vines are planted in schist soils with low fertility. The resemblance to the Douro, in the arid land and harsh climate of this region, makes it a vineyard on the edge and in a fight for survival, resulting in airy fruit, with a good concentration and structure. The proximity to the Guadiana River imparts the touch of acidity which is so important to the balanced finish of the wine.
This especially hot and dry year of 2017 forced a close proximity to the vineyard and very tight control of maturation, cares that contributed to the production of one of the most consistent and balanced editions of Discórdia white wine. Produced from the varieties Verdelho, Arinto and Antão Vaz, this is a wine with brilliant citrus color, aromas of...
Wine without stage in barrel, revealing a good simplicity and softened tannins by the time in bottle. Produced from the Touriga Nacional, Alicante Bouschet, Touriga Franca and Syrah varieties, has a surprising freshness influenced by the proximity to the Guadiana River. Its color is garnet, aromas of fresh red fruit and notes of bergamot and rockrose. In...
Wine produced from the Touriga Nacional, Alicante Bouschet, Touriga Franca and Syrah varieties and Aged for 18 months in 300 liters barrels of French oak. It has a dark garnet color, complex aroma with notes of plum and tobacco. In the mouth, it is structured and fresh, indicating a favorable evolution over time.
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