Port wine is distinguished from ordinary wines for its particular characteristics: a huge diversity of types that surprise us in richness and intensity of flavor, very high persistence in both aroma and flavor, a high alcohol content (usually between 19 to 22% vol.), a wide range of sweet and wide range of colors. There is a set of assignments t...
Port wine is distinguished from ordinary wines for its particular characteristics: a huge diversity of types that surprise us in richness and intensity of flavor, very high persistence in both aroma and flavor, a high alcohol content (usually between 19 to 22% vol.), a wide range of sweet and wide range of colors. There is a set of assignments that enable the identification of different types of port wine.
The first Douro wines and Port wines under the brand DR and Quinta da Levandeira the Roncão were commercialized since 2006. The production of high-quality wines results from a careful selection of grapes, coming exclusively from Quinta da Levandeira, and the perfect combination of the most innovative winemaking techniques and traditional techniques of the Douro.
Currently, the Alves de Sousa family is proud to present a distinct line of Ports, which reflect all the work. It has one of the best vintage that brings together grapes from two of the best vineyards in the family.
Barão de Vilar is the most recent company of Port wine belonging to the Van Zeller family, established in January 1996 from a small stock of wine bought by Fernando Luis van Zeller and given to his sons Fernando and Álvaro.
Barros House embrace the families of Tawny, ruby and port wine. Famously known around the world for the LBV and Vintage port wine.
Borges is best known for its diversity in DOC table wines, port wines, sparkling and rose wines. Borges is a reference for is quality and price relationship.
Burmester is a prestigious brand of port wines with all the history and tradition of the demarcated region of Douro.
Since 1730 to work with the port wine, today with exclusive wines of the highest quality. They represent the best references of 10, 20, 30 and 40 years.
Already well known for its table wines, Cadão now launches its Port wines, where quality is mandatory, for the brand to remain faithful to its customers. Settled on Douro Region processes conditions and terroirs for excellent wine making.
The Porto Cálem is a true ambassador brand of port wine. Extremely popular, Cálem is the undisputed leader in the Portuguese market for port wines and in several international wine markets.
One of the best known brands of Rui Roboredo Madeira in the Douro, now in Port Wine, with a fabulous 10 years port and an even better vintage.
Churchill’s Port is a highly individual house style of wine which combines the blender’s art with the special characteristics of the terroir.
Cockburn’s & Co family built themselves a remarkable reputation for fine Vintage Port wine. The records at the London auction houses show that in the early twentieth century, Cockburn’s Vintage Ports commanded the highest prices of any Port wine house.
Convento Velho Vintage port wine belongs to the producer Francisco Jose Marcia Rodrigues and has the highest rating that a port wine can get, LBV (made only in exceptional years).
Croft is one of the most distinguished of all port wine houses. The Croft company is renewed above all for its vintage ports as well as for its range of wood aged reserves and tawnies.
With a wide range of Colheita and white Port wines; arises a visionary innovation by inviting Portuguese chefs for the exclusive and limited Port wine editions. C. da Silva wines are the culmination of a zealous vigilance during their aging process and the careful monitoring of quality by the most respected Winemakers
The name Dow has been associated with the finest port from vineyards of the upper Douro valley. Dow’s attractive and distinctive drier finish is the recognizable hallmark of the wines from this prestigious port house.
The Duorum is an innovative project in the Douro region set up by two highly respected Portuguese winemakers, João Portugal Ramos and José Maria Soares Franco.
They established the project in 2007 with the aim of producing the highest quality wines from some of the best terroir in the region and planted over 150 hectares of vines with carefully selected varieties of indigenous grapes.
Porto Ferreira is a classic port wine brand, known for decades for its ruby, tawny and white port wines and other quality Portuguese table wines (Douro doc).
Fonseca Porto is a port wine well-known for its vintage wines. The Fonseca port wine are coveted by their refined body and longevity.
Graham’s has been an independent family business renewed for producing the finest port wines. Grahams house was one of the first port companies to invest n it’s own vineyards in the Douro valley.
Over forty years later, Insignia is recognized as one of the world’s most iconic wines. The 2002 vintage was awarded “Wine of the Year” by Wine Spectator magazine in 2005 and in November 2013, Robert M. Parker, Jr. of The Wine Advocate awarded three perfect 100-point scores to the 1991, 1997 and 2002 vintages of Insígnia.
J. H. Andresen founded in 1845 one of the only 100% family-owned Portuguese Port houses. All Andresen Ports are produced in the heart of the Douro. The 40 hectares of A-graded vineyards assure the excellence of the most premium Ports of the Andresen range.
Kopke is older than the demarcated region of Douro. The oldest port wine house has a reputation based on the highest quality and is a leader in the production of port tawny and white port.
Krohn: Krohn was founded in 1865. Over the following century and a half the firm built up an outstanding reputation for its old cask-aged Ports, in particular its colheitas or single harvest tawnies. Krohn is also noted for its finely-constituted Vintage Ports sourced from its flagship property Quinta do Retiro Novo in the Rio Torto Valley.
Messias Produces and sells high quality wines, sparkling wines from the demarcated Portuguese wine regions. Messias is also a symbol of port wine around the world.
Quinta do Monte Bravo is a Portuguese wine company that sells Douro wine and port vintage wine (LBV).
Settled at the heart of the delimited Douro region, Morgadio da Calçada is one of the 13 manor houses that tell the stories of the major Port wine producers. Surrounded by terraces covered in vineyards and olive trees, the house takes us on a comfortable and refined journey back to the 17th century.
For more than 150 years, Niepoort has dedicated its energy to the production of some of the finest port wines. Niepoort house has one of the greatest diversity of port wines.
Now with a more diversified range of products, it allows wines to have Douro Terroir wines that have modernity, being simpler and more sophisticated, can be enjoyed at any time and please every consumer. With one of the best Reserve Ports.
Founded in London in 1737, initially as wine merchant, Offley was soon exporting wines and later began to produce its own Port Wine. The brand gained international recognition as a creator of premium quality port wines.
A brand that is annually presented with great medals in world contests, being producers of the best table wines and port wines. Having the most celebrated Vintage 2011.
Poças port wines are renewed for being elegant, agreeable, slightly dry and even to perfect. The privileged location of the vineyards, meticulous winemaking and aging in wood, produce a range of excellent port wine. Ruby, LBV and vintage ports have earned a reputation for high-quality.
Quinta do Portal is a family fine winemaking company that embraced with passion the “Boutique Winery” concept. Quinta do Portugal proudly produce DOC Douro wines, premium Port Wines and Moscatel.
Pousada is a producer from Douro Valley and a Port wine brand for vintage and Lbv wines.
In 1999 Impact Darabank ranked Presidential as one of the ten leading Imported brands of Port Wine in the U.S. The Brand has won several international awards and has enjoyed glowing reviews by well known wine writers. With the best Port White, Port Ruby and Port Tawny.
Quevedo is one of the new generation small family wineries based in the Douro. For many years, these families were growing grapes, and making Port wine, for merchants. When Portugal joined the European Union, legislation changed to allow both grape growers and wineries in the Douro to export their
wines directly to the retailer. As a result of this new legislation, the family brand “Quevedo” was born.
The wines of Quinta da Boeira are produced to be tasted, shared and celebrated! With DOC wines and Port wines of luxury quality.
Is located on the left bank of the River Douro - way between the cities of Régua and Lamego, in the heart of the most ancient demarcated wine region – the River Douro and produces Douro DOC wines and port wines.
Property that belongs to Alves de Sousa, Quinta da Gaivosa is known for its quality LBV Port wines and Vintages that age very well.
One of the best-known estates in the Douro region, was also one of the first properties to bottle wine under its own label. They have a line of bottles of port wine quite luxurious that reflects the quality that has the port inside it.
In this Quinta bathed by the river Douro, DOC Douro wines and Port wines are awarded and internationally renowned, with the brand Quinta das Tecedeiras present in several markets around the world. The group includes in its portfolio new red wines from the Douro region, as well as Vintage Port wines, Late Bottled Vintage (LBV) and Tawny.
Quinta de la Rosa is a small family owned vineyard situated in the Douro Valley that produces high quality ports, Douro wines and olive oils.
Quinta de Lamelas, was born in 1836, being a family company, emerging from the labors of generations of Douro's families, Iinked to the vineyards and winemaking. This beautiful quinta is in a marvelous Douro region, planted with traditional varieties such as red Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, Tinta Roriz, Tinta Barroca and Sousão, and white Malvasia Fina, Gouveia, among others.
PRATS & SYMINGTON is now the owner of QUINTA DE RORIZ. Unusually for the Douro PRATS & SYMINGTON selects most of its top-quality fruit for Douro DOC production, with the authorized Port wine production of its vineyards being filled in with riper grapes and from those varietals deemed less suitable for top table wines. A small quantity of Vintage Port will be bottled from the Roriz estate only in exceptional years and when conditions allow.
A farm that makes exceptional tawny port wines, especially the vintage ports, which one of them took a high score in the wine magazine.
It is born in the heart of the Douro, Quinta do Beijo with more than a century of history, has a Port of excellence, a Very Old 40 year, a Port for special moments.
Quinta do Crasto is a Portuguese company dedicated to Douro and Port wine production. Based on the heart of the Douro Valley, the first demarcated and regulated wine region in the world benefits from exceptional conditions for producing excellent port wines.
On the sharp and steep banks of the Douro, blessed both by the sun and by the art of man, the Quinta do Estanho vines produce a nectar worthy of even the very finest tables. The estate’s port wines and Douro wines, each on their own represent a unique experience.
Quinta do Infantado was founded in 1816 in the Cima Corgo sub-region of the Douro, considered its finest zone for both Port and dry wines, by the Portuguese crown heir D. Pedro IV. Infantado owns exclusively A-grade, which is the equivalent of having nothing but grand cru vineyards. Typically in the Douro, A-level vines go only into vintage Port and B-level into aged tawnies and LBV’s.
Best known for its vintage port wine that comes from his own quinta. Its greatest wine, the Quinta do Noval Nacional Vintage, also, a small plot in the heart of its vineyard. All his activity is based at his quinta, in the Douro Valley. Quinta do Noval is the only historical house in Porto to bear the name of its vineyard. The identity of Quinta do Noval is rooted in its terroir.
The extreme climate in the “Quinta do Passadouro” (hot during the day but very cold at night), means that the grapes ripen more slowly than in other regions of the Douro giving freshness to the wines. This results in harvests of the very best quality. Traditionally, the best vintage ports and late bottled vintage ports came from renowned port houses also in this area.
Quinta do Vale do Meão his one of the oldest Quintas in Douro Region with the aim of producing the highest quality Port wine and Douro DOC (table wine) from some of the best terroir in the region.
Quinta do Vallado, established in 1716, is one of the oldest and most famous Quintas in the Douro valley. For almost 200 years, Quinta do Vallado´s main activity was the production of Porto wines, that were commercialized by the Ferreira Port House.
At Vesúvio, far up in the Douro Superior, the work of man and the work of nature achieve a perfect and enduring harmony uniting the conditions to create perfect vintage port wines and Douro DOC wines.
Located in the center of DOC Douro, it is characterized for its 8 terroirs, very marked by mountains, different altitudes and sun exposures, schist soils and the characteristic climate of the Douro valley. In the vineyards dozens of indigenous grape varieties were planted to produce the best DOC and port wines
A Quinta where excellence is the key word, to have as an Oenology Consultant Dirk Niepoort, the father of wines. With Vintage as Port of reference.
Situated on the south bank of the Douro River, it produces grapes of the richest castes. The aging of their port wines is made in oak casks, and then their selection is made to find the perfect batches. It has fabulous old White Ports, White 10, 20 and 30 years.
Since was founded as a port wine house, the company devoted much of its energy to international wine markets. Ramos Pinto company was also a Pioneer in the study of Portuguese grape varieties, viticulture in the Douro region, winemaking and medical wines (properties of quinine).
Real Companhia Velha is the oldest and most emblematic wine company in Portugal, celebrating 260 years in the service of port wine. The company owns some of the Douro region finest vineyards to produce white port wine, red port wine and Premium port such as vintage and colheitas.
Founded in 1850 by Manoel da Rocha Romariz and now owned by fladgate Project, The Romariz Port wines are produced by Taylor's and stored in the Taylor's lodges by sold with Romariz label. A brand well known for its vintage wines.
Rozés is known for creating Douro wines and port wines with excellence and by exceptional processes that combines modern and advanced techniques of winemaking, with the traditional ones.
The house of Sandeman is the most recognized Porto in the world for its classic wines (rubies, tawnies, and vintage port), aged tawnies and vintage port wines.
Quinta Seara D’ordens is a space prepared especially for wine lovers, where besides being able to know a little of the history of the wine demarcated region, Port wine and Douro DOC (table wine).
Taylor’s is the acquittal port house and its wines the quintessential ports, taylor’s is one of the oldest of the founding port houses. Taylor’s is regarded as the benchmark for vintage port.
Producer and exporter of high quality and prestigious port wine, doc Douro and doc muscatel Douro wines. VALLEGRE - VINHOS DO PORTO, S.A., is a Portuguese company with centuries old tradition which is deeply rooted in the Douro region.
Was officially established as a Port Wine shipper in 1780, by the first generation of Portuguese Van Zellers. With several years of harvests and good aged port wines.
Port wine is made from a wide variety of traditional grape varieties, most of them native to the Douro region, which contribute to its unique character, mixing power and delicacy. Winner of all adversities, this age-old, strong and generous wine translates the balance between flavor and aroma and combines complexity with elegance. With the best 10, 20, 30 and 40 years, the best aged ports.
The Port Wine productions is a long tradition in the family, and the fifth generation is now working in the preparation of this. Vieira de Sousa has been as a continuation of this tradition, maintaining the name of the family and presenting the quality of these wine produced through decates in the different facts of the family. With the best LBVs Port Wine.
Warre’s has established itself as one of the most forward-thinking Port producers, balancing its long tradition with total dedication to premium quality and successful innovation. Warre’s is consistently awarded for its vintage port wines and warre’s otima port wines.
Currently Quinta do Pégo has 30ha planted with vines.
The soil is classified with the letter "A", the highest classification in the region. Porto Vintage 2000, the first wine to be bottled with the name of Quinta do Pégo, was produced with grapes from the original vineyards - a fantastic manual work that would mark the course of the following years. Late Vintage Bottled Ports, Red Douro Wines and Olive Oil can also be purchased at Quinta do Pégo.
Located in the heart of the Douro, Quinta do Sagrado has 20 hectares of terraced vineyards. The vineyards planted in 14 plots separated by vineyards, in addition to its privileged situation, bathed by the river and impacted by all the diversity of the Douro, give Quinta a unique production of quality and a very high reputation
Couquinho, the wine that literary means “a very faraway place”, can be traced back to the Melo Trigo family, in the Upper Douro region of Portugal, for over two centuries.
Many of the family’s estates, including the renowned Quinta do Couquinho, are nestled in the Vilariça Valley, where local stories and legends intertwine with those of the family.
Rozis already known for the excellent Old Ports, Vintages or LBV andLBV 2009 does not escape the rule. A fabulousLBV Port made in a fabulous year. With almost9 years.
Offleyis already known for the excellent Old Ports, Vintages or LBV andLBV 2011 does not escape the rule. A fabulousLBV Port made in a fabulous year. With almost7 years.
The Vintage Port is a Port Wine of a single vintage, it is always red and of all Port Wines is the one with the greatest potential of aging. A great Port Wine from Quevedo of the year 2011
Real Companhia Velhais already known for the excellent Old Ports, Vintages or LBV and Vintage1994 does not escape the rule. A fabulous Vintage Port made in a fabulous year. With almost24 years.
Rozés is already known for the excellent Old Ports, Vintages or LBV and LBV 2006 does not escape the rule. A fabulous LBV Port made in a fabulous year. With almost 12 years.
Rozés is already known for the excellent Old Ports, Vintages or LBV and LBV 2007 does not escape the rule. A fabulous LBV Port made in a fabulous year. With almost 11 years.
Offleyis already known for the excellent Old Ports, Vintages, LBV, Tawny, Ruby or White and the Offley Tawny does not escape the rule. A fabulous Tawny Port Wine.
Producer:Symington Family Estates, Vinhos, Lda
Producer:Vallegre, Vinhos do Porto, S.A