Alteia red wines
Douro DOC (PDO)
The reds are medium to full colored, with some transparency. They are vinous with light aromas of
red fruits and grape
The 2010 and 2011 were produced from grapes of old vines (100 located in the "Douro-Cima Corgo", with shale soils, in steep west-facing slopes, cool mornings and very hot afternoons (wide temperature range) and very dry weather. They are mineral, full of sun, showing authenticity and a strong character.
The predominant varieties are Touriga Franca (~45%), together with Tinta da Bairrada (~15%), Malvasia Preta (~15%) and other local varieties like Tinta Amarela, Tinta Barroca, Tinta Roriz and some others (~25%).
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