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The Winery

POETRY  vs  REASON

A PERMANENT AND FRUITFUL DIALOGUE IN AN “ARCHAIC” WINERY

The small winery is the stage for a unique and bold approach, where science and poetry combine. In permanent dialogue and confrontation with some procedures of contemporary oenology, manual harvesting, foot threading, the use of Portuguese oak barrels and the minimalist methods that Miguel Louro defends. The grapes from manual harvest are transported to the winery in 18 kg boxes. Initially they are placed in mills, where the traditional foot threading is made for 2 days, followed by fermentation in stainless steel vats with temperature control. The wines age in 300L French and Portuguese oak barrels.

«The winery is surprisingly small, located in a small annex to the house, small in the narrow space available, and humble in the use of technological devices, such as modest on the investment made.
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A hands on winery, solely dedicated to wine making without unnecessary embellishments, without the panache or the decoration of interior architects that today characterizes so many wineries …»
– Suplemento Fugas, Jornal Público – 04.07.2015

AN 'ARCHAIC' WINERY where the basic principles cannot fail

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