Quinta de Honor

Quinta de Honor

Quinta de Honor, or Calçado, is located further along the Tavora River, closer to the Douro valley. Here, the microclimate is much warmer than at Quinta do Convento and the soil is entirely schistose, which retains the heat. While the north-east facing slopes of these vineyards are still cooler than other parts of the Douro wine region, the increased temperatures give the grapes higher potential alcohol levels which are ideal for port wine.

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