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 Appellation- Douro
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.