In 2002, these two families decided to set up a company to produce great wines that would be distinguished by the natural characteristics of the Douro Valley and by the experience of the Cazes, who have been producing wines in Bordeaux for nearly a century.
To bring two different teams of winemakers together that speak different languages and work 1,000 km apart from each other
This property on the left bank of the Douro River, next to Aguiar de Ribeira, has excellent exposure oriented to the East and North.
The main mix of traditional Douro grape varieties has been planted: Touriga Nacional, Tinta Roriz and Touriga Franca.
red grape varieties
The geological formations consist mainly of schist and granitic intrusions. The roots of the vines slip deep down into the vertical cracks in the schist and are thus able to absorb the amount of water needed to withstand Portugal’s hot, dry summers.