Quinta da Romeira

Lisboa, lisboa Portugal

Quinta da Romeira has been producing wines since 1703 and is one of the most prestigious estates in the Bucelas appellation. With 75 hectares planted mainly with Arinto, Quinta da Romeira is purported to be the largest Arinto vineyard in the world.


During the Peninsula Wars, the Duke of Wellington developed a taste for the estate’s wines and took them home to London as an offering to King George III. They soon gained a following in Britain, with celebrity fans including Charles Dickens and Lord Byron, and became known as ‘Lisbon’.


The property was bought by Sogrape in 2018. They have invested heavily in the estate, improving the viticulture and putting the talented António Braga in charge of winemaking. The ‘Prova Régia’ 2019 is the first vintage made by António and is a wonderful demonstration of his winemaking expertise. Unlike previous vintages of this wine which were a blend of Arinto grapes sourced from across the Lisbon region, the 2019 is made exclusively from Arinto grown in the Bucelas appellation. Fermented in stainless steel at cool temperatures and unoaked, this is a vibrant wine boasting precise aromas of ripe lemon, green apple and nectarine. Three months of lees stirring have added texture to the palate and a crisp acidity carries the bright fruit flavours onto the clean finish. It is a delightful wine from a region whose reputation is, once again, on the rise.

 

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