Alveirão is a family-owned organic winery, in Chicharo Tejo's wine region.
Alveirão is Faria-Vieira's family organic winery. We've been producing wines since the XIX century, in a remote and tiny village of Portugal, in Chícharo (Tejo's wine region). In the 2000 years, the Faria-Vieira brothers developed the brands "Maximo's" and "Encostas do Vale Godinho" (EVG) and started sharing their wines with you all.
Respecting everything and everyone, producing terroir driven wines, from Alveirão. Ther name, "Alveirão", is the popular designation for the steep white limestone slopes that make up Vale Godinho, where the vineyards are located. The proximity of Serras D'aire and Candeeiros guarantees a warm, dry and sunny climate, promoting grape maturation and the practice of organic viticulture. The family's vineyards were never conducted in conventional agriculture, they have always been in organic production. The wines are treated by minimalistic oenological practices, letting the wine grow and evolve.
The EVG red is an easy wine, made for daily consumption. It contains the varieties Trincadeira, Castelão and Aragonez, have aromas of fresh red fruits. It's very elegant and soft on the palate. Wine with a grenade color it has an average body of very easy tasting. In the mouth is complex and demonstrates some unctuousness.
2011 Alveirão's Maximo'S was made with Trincadeira. Originating in one of the most radical plots they have, southwest oriented with a slope of 30%, in a very white soil, truly representative of our terroir, Alveirão. It is a special wine because of its complexity and elegance.
The Maximo's are the exponent of Alveirão. In the reds we selected the variety and the best parcel to guarantee the transmission of the terroir. In 2012 Touriga Nacional had the best year's behavior. Elegant mature organic wine. The palate is succulent. The colour is intense, with violet and cassis notes, characteristics of the caste, and some mature...
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