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.
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
Munda Encruzado produced by Quinta do Mondego presennts a citric colour. Sophisticated and subtle bouquet, with hints of fruit and typical mineral aromas. In the mouth it is complex and intense, citric fruit elegantly combine with the aromas of the oak. Crispy
In the mouth, Meia encosta white has a pronounced fruity attack. Very voluminous and persistent, in perfect balance with the acidity that gives it the typical flavor and freshness of a D wine
Quinta da Falorca Reserva White is a wine of Dão Region made with Encruzado and Malvasia Fina grapes
This white wine from Dão is exclusively made with Encruzado grape variety
The wines from Paço dos Cunhas de Santar reveal intensity and personality and have the particular characteristics of being the result of vineyards that practice organic agriculture Vinha do Contador is a great wine from Dão region
Borges Dão Reserva White presents a fresh and elegant taste, combined with lemony character. It is full-bodied, elegant and balanced
Borges Colheita Tardia presents smooth, robust, full-bodied with some sweetness and a lingering finish
Quinta do Margarido Grande Escolha is a red wine from Dão region
Grão Vasco White is a light and lively wine that combines the classic elegance of the Dão's white wines with the enormous versatility of daily consumption
Quinta dos Carvalhais White is an excellent white wine from the Dão region
Quinta de Saes White presents fruity with mineral notes and some citrus. Very soft and fresh texture in the mouth. Elegant, with fruit and acidity well integrated, long terminal
Quinta de Saes Reserva White presents very soft and fresh texture in the mouth. Elegant, with the fruit and acidity well integrated