António Lopes Ribeiro

Douro .

Born on the schistous slopes, amongst the stones, rock roses, thyme and rosemary flowers. Pure, authentic, complex and elegant, the perfect expression of a landscape which is World Heritage of Humanity!

Vineyards 3 vineyard plots, located in the Upper Douro, with average ages between 30 and 40 years. There are schist soils with some clay outcrops.

Harvest Manual harvest in late September.

Vinification Co-fermentation with indigenous yeasts in traditional granite press (lagar). Aged in stainless steel vats for more than 1 year. Unoaked.

Region Douro DOC

Varieties Touriga-Franca, Touriga-Nacional, Tinta-Roriz, Tinta-Barroca and Sousão

Type Red wine

Vintage 2012

Alcohol 14 %

Total acidity 4,8

Production 50 000 bottles

Bottling January 2014

Food pairing Perfect with goatling or lamb as well as stewed veal or cooked in the oven. Also goes well with white meat and game dishes or vegetarian dishes such as mushrooms.


Silver Medal / Decanter World Wine Awards 2015, UK  

Gold medal / Mundus Vini Biofach 2014, Germany (vintage 2010)