Dão is a Portuguese wine region situated in the região demarcada do Dão, located in the north center region of Portugal in the sub region of Dão-Lafões. Dão wine is produced in a mountainous soil, with a temperate climate , crossed by Rio Mondego and Dão River. The wine region is located primary on the plateau, sheltered by granite mountain rang...
Dão is a Portuguese wine region situated in the região demarcada do Dão, located in the north center region of Portugal in the sub region of Dão-Lafões. Dão wine is produced in a mountainous soil, with a temperate climate , crossed by Rio Mondego and Dão River. The wine region is located primary on the plateau, sheltered by granite mountain ranges of serra da estrela, serra caramulo and serra da nave, and has a climate away from the Atlantic Ocean, but with abundant rainfall in the winter months and long warm dry summers. The Dão wine has several varieties of indigeneous grapes, with the majority of wine production being made from the Touriga Nacional, Tinta Roriz, Jaen Alfrocheiro Preto, and Encruzado. The Dão region produces 80% red wine, where 20% of the production is Touriga Nacional. The red wines from Dão Region tend to be very tannic due to the prolong periods of winemaking, but the style has been improved to prevail fruit-forward with smoother tannins, and white wines more fresh, fruity and fragant. The following Dão wines selection is composed by White Wine, produced exclusively from white grapes juice, and the consumption is ideal with light meals and aperitifs. White wines are more refreshing, lighter in both style and taste, and are ideal to drink in the spring and summer occasions.
Casa da Passarella O Oenólogo is a white wine produced by the Dão queen breed, Encruzado, which reveals in a unique way the legendary elegance of the region's wines
Casa de Santar is produced with the castes Encruzado, Cerceal branco and Bical
Cabriz Colheita Selecionada White Wine reveals a fruity, fresh, notorioud volume in the mouth, harmonious and elegant.
Casa de Santar Reserva White presents fresh aroma, with predominance in citric, exotic and complexity notes. Fresh, fruity, unctuous, complex and persistent.
Outono de Santar presents complex, with distinct freshness and well balanced acidity, sugar and alcohol. Long and persistent finish
Vinha dos Amores White by Casa de Santar presents an intense citrine colour with beautiful green tones. Dried apricot aroma, exotic woods, ceral and roasted grain and a slight of vanilla. Fruity, fresh taste, notorious mouth volume, elegant and long persistence
Cabriz 25 Years Old presents fruity, notorious volume in the mouth, soft and long finish. Its ideal to consume with matured cheeses and a structured and delicate confection of Mediterranean, Chinese, Indian and African cuisine
Cabriz Reserva White Wine presents fruity, elegant, harmonious and striking freshness which gives a good final, gastronomical. It goes well with baked fish, grilled or roasted white meat, pasta and soft cheeses