Quinta do Ermízio

Minho, Portugal, Portugal

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R. Cidade de Guimaraes
Guimaraes, Braga, Portugal

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Quinta do Ermízio

Quinta do Ermízio, is located in the sub-region of Ave at the heart of the Vinhos Verdes region between the river Ave valley and the Bouça do Saraiva. Vineyards are planted on medium slope granitic soils, exposed to East-South. The climate gets some Atlantic influence inducing warm day temperature and cool nights.

Introducing Quinta do Ermízio

The 15 hectares of vineyard are organized by grape varieties in various combinations of soil type and exposure to individualise distinct terroirs, which can produce exquisite grapes. Main grape varieties are Alvarinho, Loureiro and Trajadura. Vineyard management intends to control vine vigour and to promote grape ripening in order to produce quality wines.

Grapes are hand-picked, with careful selection of bunches in the vineyard, at the right time of the season to reach optimum ripening. The quinta has a certified cellar. The wine making is minimalist to let the terroir to express and preserve the character of local soil and climate. The wines have usually a discrete nose, are fresh and long in the mouth, and age well in the bottle.