Quinta do Vallado is located in Vilarinho de Freires,in the center of the Douro, near Peso da Régua, the mostimportant city in the Alto Douro region and is located on the two banks of the Corgo River, near the point where it joins the Douro River. With 38 ha of vineyards aged between 6 and 10 years, compensated by 26 ha of the best plots of the vineyard over 60 years, managed by the duo Francisco Ferreira (agricultural and administrative management) and João Álvares Ribeiro (commercial area), also has the help of winemaker Francisco Olazabal. They are all relatives and descendants of the legendary Dona Antônia Adelaide Ferreira,who lived in the 19th century and historically became known as the "Dona Ferreirinha", a businesswoman who dedicated her life to vineyard culture and wine production in the Douro.
Floral aromas with emphasis on violets, cocoa liqueur that after some time gave way to a smoked note on a vanilla background. Mouth in the same tuning, velvety tannins of fine texture counterbalanced by pungent acidity and integrated alcohol without bothering.
Quinta do Vallado Reserva 2005