"Soalheiro" Alvarinho - excellent "sunny" white wine, absorbed the generous warmth of the region Vigna Verde. Wine is made from grapes Albariño, which grows in small areas at a height of 100-200 meters above sea level on granite soils under the influence of a favorable climate temperate. Crop is harvested by hand and quickly transported to the winery, where fresh berries gently pressed and the must obtained immediately sent to the fermentation at a controlled temperature. Vintage 2012 demonstrates the extraordinary richness and elegance in taste and fragrant charms "tropical" bouquet. 2012 was an ideal crop for Albarino. A small amount of precipitation in the winter, a good difference of day and night temperatures in summer favorably affected the slow ripening of berries, and warm and dry September allowed the grapes to acquire the necessary balance of acidity and fruit notes.
Winery Quinta de Soalheiro became the first in Portugal, which in its work has focused on the cultivation of varieties of Albariño and manufacture of a high-class wines. Company cultivates grapes in the northern part of Portugal - in Melgaco. According to Albarino wine here - special. Area protected by mountain ranges that create favorable conditions for the growth of grapes. Your "contribution" to make this process successful and temperature, generous sun and the required frequency of precipitation in the region. First feature of this microclimate rated Joao Antonio Kerdeyra, founder of Quinta de Soaleyru, planted here in 1974 the first vines. Later, in 1982, the world saw the first wine from a company called "Soalheiro". Actually, "soalheiro" translated from Portuguese means "sunny", which fully meets the specifications established by fine wines and terroir where they are produced.