QUINTA DE PAÇOS CASA DO CAPITÃO MOR 2016
A result of the best Alvarinho grapes from the rocky, granite soils of the Minho region, contrasted with the traditional Vinho Verde style. This wine is produced at Casa do Capitão-Mor (Quinta da Boavista) in Mazedo, Monção. Here the soil is predominantly clay, of granitic calcareous origin and alkaline characteristics, covered by a top soil of round pebbles. At approximately 900m from the river Minho, the average altitude is about 60m, and the terrain is mainly flat. The climate is temperate although the summers can reach high temperatures.