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In Dão, vines are located at a height of about 400 to 700 metres and in soils with many pine trees and maize cultures. The region is surrounded by mountain ranges that protect it from wind. The wines produced in Dão have great potential for ageing in bottle.


Dão is located in the Beira Alta region, in the centre north of Portugal. The region’s geography is excellent for wine production: the Caramulo, Montemuro, Buçaco and Estrela mountain ranges protect the vine from wind. Although the region is extremely mountainous, the altitude is not as high as in the south. The 20000 hectares of vines are mainly located at a height of about 400 to 700 metres and are developed on low depth schist (in the southern area) or granite soils. Dão’s climate is under the simultaneous influence of the Atlantic and the Interior, and this is why winters are cold and rainy, while summers are hot and dry.

The vines are made up of several grape varieties, among which the Touriga Nacional, Alfrocheiro, Jaen and Tinta Roriz (in the red varieties) and Encruzado, Bical, Cercial, Malvasia Fina and Verdelho (in the white varieties). White wines are very aromatic, fruity and balanced. Red wines are full bodied, aromatic and may become complex after ageing in bottle.

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