DOC Douro Wines

Quinta do Convento White

Quinta do Convento White Quinta do Convento White

Quinta do Convento White

Quinta do Convento was founded in the 12th century by Cistercian monks and the links to winemaking have remained ever since. Quinta do Convento white is produced from Rabigato, Viosinho, Gouveio and Arinto, some of the best and most traditional grape varieties in the Douro region.

Quinta do Convento White

product.climate

Mediterranean

product.soil

Mix of schist and granite

product.varieties

60% Rabigato, 20% Viosinho, 10% Gouveio and 10% Arinto

product.average_vineyard_age

20 years

product.harvest_period

26 September 2018

product.harvest_method

Manual into 18 kg boxes

product.aging

Partial fermentation in 500 L French oak barrels and full lees for 6 months. Remaining wine in stainless steel tanks with batonnage for 6 months

product.bottling

March 2019 | May 2019

product.alcohol

12.5%

product.total_acidity

5.8 g/L (tartaric acid)

product.ph

3.14

product.total_production

6200 bottles

product.winemaking

Diogo Lopes and Anselmo Mendes

Quinta do Convento White

product.climate

Mediterranean

product.soil

Mix of schist and granite

product.varieties

50% Rabigato, 30% Viosinho, 10% Gouveio and 10% Arinto

product.average_vineyard_age

20 years

product.harvest_period

September 2019

product.harvest_method

Manual into 18 kg boxes

product.aging

50% of this blend aged in second year french oak barrels of 500L for 9 months.

product.bottling

August 2020 | February 2021

product.alcohol

13%

product.total_acidity

7.3 g/L (tartaric acid)

product.ph

3.1

product.total_production

6648 bottles

product.winemaking

Diogo Lopes e Maria Susete Melo

Quinta do Convento White

product.climate

Mediterranean

product.soil

Schist and granite

product.varieties

40% Rabigato, 20% Viosinho, 20% Gouveio and 20% blended varieties

product.average_vineyard_age

20 years

product.harvest_period

September 2020

product.harvest_method

Manual

product.aging

35% of the blend aged in second and third year French oak barrels, with batonnage for 9 months

product.bottling

June 2021 | January 2022

product.alcohol

12%

product.total_acidity

6.0 g/L (tartaric acid)

product.ph

3.08

product.total_production

6900 bottles

product.winemaking

Diogo Lopes & Maria Susete Melo

Quinta do Convento White

product.climate

Mediterranean

product.soil

Schist and granite

product.varieties

30% Viosinho, 25% Old vines, 20% Cercial, 15% Arinto, 10% Gouveio

product.average_vineyard_age

20 years

product.harvest_period

September 2021

product.harvest_method

Manual

product.aging

With batonnage for 9 months. 10% of the blend in second and third year French oak barrels.

product.bottling

July 2022 | September 2022

product.alcohol

11.5%

product.total_acidity

7.1 g/L (tartaric acid)

product.ph

3.08

product.total_production

9.000 bottles

product.winemaking

Diogo Lopes & Maria Susete Melo