"Paco do Conde" Soc. Agricola Encosta do Guadiana, Lda.

Monte Paco do Conde, Apartado 25, 7800-611 Baleizao - Beja
Portugal
Telephone +351 284 924415
Fax +351 284 924417
geral@encostadoguadiana.com

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ProWein 2018 hall map (Hall 10): stand E22

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ProWein 2018 fairground map: Hall 10

Our range of products

Product categories

  • 01  Wines (according to cultivable areas)
  • 01.01  Europe
  • 01.01.17  Portugal
  • 01.01.17.01  Alentejo

Our products

Product category: Alentejo

Ribeira do Guadiana Red

Ribeira do Guadiana is the name of a vineyard close to the Guadiana river in Southern Portugal, where a well balanced terroir produces elegant wines.
There are 30 mammal species in the Guadiana river. We embraced the Otter, one of the rare and protected species of this habitat.

Technical File:
Denomination – Vinho Regional Alentejano Portugal | Producer – Soc. Agrícola Encosta do Guadiana | Winemaker – Rui Reguinga | Grape Varieties – Aragonês 60% Trincadeira 30% Touriga Nacional 10% | Alcohol – 13,5% | Total Acidity – 5,3g/dm3 | PH – 3,74 | Volatil Acidity – 0,70g/dm3 | Total Sugars – 0,5g/dm3 | Bottle – 750 ml

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Product category: Alentejo

WHITE VILARES

This young wine is produced in the southern plains of Portugal from Antão Vaz and Arinto varieties. It has citrine colour, with fresh and fruity aroma.
 
Technical File:
Denomination – Vinho Regional Alentejano Portugal | Producer – Soc. Agrícola Encosta do Guadiana | Winemaker – Rui Reguinga | Grape Varieties – Antão Vaz 80% Arinto 20% | Alcohol – 12,0% | Total Acidity – 5,6g/dm3 | PH – 3,76 | Volatil Acidity – 0,24g/dm3 | Total Sugars – 2,0g/dm3 | Bottle – 750 ml

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Product category: Alentejo

RESERVE RED 3 HERDADES

This wine was produced in south Alentejo with the grape varieties of Aragonez, Trincadeira, Alicante Bouschet and Touriga Nacional. Presents garnet colour intense aroma with notes of black cherry and wild flavours. Taste balanced, smooth, and end of good persistence.

Technical File:
Denomination – Vinho Regional Alentejano Portugal | Producer – Soc. Agrícola Encosta do Guadiana | Winemaker – Rui Reguinga | Aging Process – Stage of 12 months in french and american oak wood | Grape Varietie – Aragonêz 40% Trincadeira 40% Alicante Bouschet 10% Touriga Nacional 10% | Alcohol – 14,0% | Total Acidity – 5,3g/dm3 | PH – 3,70 | Volatil Acidity – 0,68g/dm3 | Total SO2 – 42mg/dm3 | Total Sugars – 0,9g/dm3 | Bottle – 750 ml

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About us

Company details

A CENTURIES-OLD FARMING TRADITION
The Castelo Branco family have made an effort to change their traditional cereal based agricultural activity to a more competitive agricultural activity such as vineyards and olive groves.
Planting began in 1995, after choosing areas with the right soil, exposure to the sun and vine variety. Our 200 hectares of vineyards, south-facing and set on sand-rich schist loam, are divided into gently-sloping areas. We used red wine grape varieties such as Aragonez, Trincadeira, Castelão, Touriga Nacional, Syrah, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Alicante Bouschet.
Our white varieties are Antão Vaz, Arinto, Verdelho and Viogner. The whole area is drip-watered, enabling perfect balance in the maturing of the grapes during the long, hot, dry summers.
Harvesting is done at night so that the grapes are harvested in the best conditions, at considerably lower temperatures than in the daytime, where they can reach 35º to 40º C. The harvest is almost exclusively mechanical, allowing the grapes to be quickly harvested at the optimum point indicated by maturation control analysis.
Our modern winery, with a capacity for 1.410.000 litres, combines traditional methods with advanced technology, enhancing perfect winemaking which brings out the excellent quality of our grapes. It was built in 2002, and is perfectly integrated into the architecture of Monte Paço do Conde, headquarters of the Herdade.

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