At Quinta de Gomariz vineyards enjoy excellent characteristics for the production of high-quality wines, combining the rustic and native grape varieties of the region. Elaborating wines with a unique and distinctive profile, directed to the modern and demanding costumer. An ongoing road that has already been worth several awards, national and international recognition.
Alvarinho is better known across the border in Spanish Galicia, this grape is called Albarino which is the name most foreigner consumers would be familiar with. Alvarinho produces highly aromatic wines that can be held up against the world's main white varieties is truly one of the best white varieties and actual valued wine competitor given its exquisite character and unique taste.
Wine Challenge Gold AWC Vienna
The Demarcated Region of Vinho Verde is located in the northwest of Portugal in an area traditionally known as Entre-Douro-e-Minho. Its limits are the Minho River in the North (border with Galicia), the mountainous areas in the East and South, forming the natural border between the Atlantic Entre-Douro-e-Minho and the Mediterranean inland regions,
The vineyards are located in loam soils, of mild texture and well drained, offering excellent sun exposure, granting its grapes a golden color, easily reaching full maturation - soils are primarily coarse granite, imparting complex minerality to the wines. Hence its wines are among the best of the entire region
Vinho Verde is the regional designation applied to wines from the Minho region in North Western Portugal. “Vinho Verde” literally means “young wine”, and most of the wines from this region are made from grapes that are not fully ripe, to retain additional acidity and some natural carbonation.