DOC Douro Wines

Quinta do Convento White

Quinta do Convento White Quinta do Convento White

Quinta do Convento White

Quinta do Convento was established in the 12th century by Cistercian monks. Since those days, the property has remained connected to grape and wine production. Quinta do Convento white is produced with Rabigato, Viosinho, Gouveio and Arinto, some of the best and most tradicional grape varieties of the Douro region.

Quinta do Convento White 1999

Climate

Mediterranean

Soil

Mix of schist and granite

Varieties

Vinhas Velhas

Average Vineyard Age

> 50 Years

Harvest Date

September 1999

Harvesting

Manual

Ageing

This wine has been aged in bottle since 2000

Bottling/Launch

June 2000 | May 2019

Alcohol

12.0%

Total Acidity

5.3 g/L (tartaric acid)

pH

2.99

Production

2500 bottles

Quinta do Convento White 2018

Climate

Mediterranean

Soil

Mix of schist and granite

Varieties

Rabigato, Viosinho, Gouveio and Arinto

Average Vineyard Age

20 years

Harvest Date

26 September 2018

Harvesting

Manual into 18 kg boxes

Ageing

Partial fermentation in 500 L French oak barrels and full lees for 6 months. Remaining wine in stainless steel tanks with batonnage for 6 months

Bottling/Launch

March 2019 | May 2019

Alcohol

12.5%

Total Acidity

5.8 g/L (tartaric acid)

pH

3.14

Production

6200 bottles

Winemaking

Diogo Lopes and Anselmo Mendes