Our roadtrip through the Douro also included a visit to the historic Quinta do Côtto, where we were able to discover several details about the manor house, the vineyards, the cellar and, of course, the wines. The visit was led by the owner, Miguel Champalimaud, and by the winemaker, João Grave.
We toured some of the plots of Quinta do Côtto where we were able to witness some work being carried out in the vineyards, namely pruning. We also visited the cellar and the barrel room where the wines age.
Then we tasted the entire range of wines from Quinta do Côtto and also from Paço de Teixeiró, a property located in the Vinho Verde region and also owned by the Montez Champalimaud family. The enormous quality of the wines from this producer from the Douro region has been proven and they reveal an excellent aging potential.