Quinta de Foz de Arouce is located in Lousã, in Beiras region. The rivers Arouce and Ceira run through the estate, which is also surrounded by the mountains of Lousã and Penela.
In 1987, under the leadership of winemaker Joao Portugal Ramos, the first Quinta de Foz de Arouce wine was bottled and sold
Quinta da Foz do Arouce produces one white wine and two reds.
Foz do Arouce white wine is made from Cerceal grape variety, fermented and aged in french oak barrels. It presents Pale straw yellow in color. Complex aromas with notes of lime and grape-fruit, honey and fennel. Good structure and well balanced acidity, soft with vanilla and smoky undertones. Long after taste.
Foz do Arouce red wine is made from Baga and Touriga Nacional grape varieties, vinified with long maceration and aged in oak half-barrels. It shows good aromatic concentration with notes of red fruits and resin. Smooth tannins. Well balanced with a persistent finish.
Vinhas Velhas de santa Maria is the other wine from Quinta Foz de Arouce. Made from Baga grape from very old vines and planted in schistous soil this wine is vinified in "lagares" and age in new barrels.
This red wine reveals full bodied with aroma of prunes and red fruits, also showing spicy and tobacco notes. Powerful and dense in the mouth, with well-balanced tannins.
Long and persistent finish. A wine for ageing.
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