VINHA DA PONTE
Vinha da Ponte is a plot of Quinta do Crasto´s vineyard with more than a hundred years of age.
The wine made from grapes coming from Vinha da Ponte is lively and deep in colour. It has rich and intense ripe fruit aromas overlapping with the elegant oak notes. Released only in the finest years.
Grape varieties - Old vines – several grape varieties
Vineyards - “Socalcos” (terraces supported by stone walls)
Age of Vines - +100 years old
Aspect - East/South
Soil - Schist
Grapes are trodden by men in a traditional stone tank (“lagar”). After this, they are transferred to an open stainless steel tank where the cap is pressed down with robotic pistons. Fermentation takes place for a week in a temperature controlled environment.
New French oak barrels.
2012 / 2010 / 2007 / 2004
REVISTA DE VINHOS 2009
Quinta do Crasto Vinha da Ponte 2007 – Prémio Excelência
Vinhos de Portugal, Espanha e Itália - 1º lugar - Quinta do Crasto Vinha da Ponte 2003
Março 2012 - 100 melhores vinhos do mundo
2007 - 96 points / 2000 - 95 points / 2004 - 95 points / 2003 - 94 points
2000 - 93 points / 2003 - 91 points / 2004 - 95 points / 2007 - 95 points