The region’s microclimate and its hills make it the perfect location for a unique terroir. The grapes grow on soil rich in schist, the local mineral stone.
The founders of Quinta do Quetzal are the Dutch couple Cees and Inge de Bruin, together with their family, have had a warm relationship with Portugal for over 40 years.
The Quinta has 50 hectares of vines that are divided into 30 hectares of red grape and 20 hectares of white grape.
The main grapes are the Antão Vaz, Arinto, Verdelho, Alicante Bouchet, Syrah, Trincadeira, Cabernet Sauvignon and Aragonez.
The wine name ‘Quetzal’ was given from the project and the property on which they are produced. These wines are complex and elegant, thanks to a strict selection of castes and careful aging in barrels.
The Quetzal Art Center presents exhibitions with works by both established and emerging international artists,
Their restaurant boasts stunning views over the property’s vast estate. And the specially designed garden is filled with local flora, aromatic herbs and flowers, which are all used to create the dishes they serve.
Find their wines in addition to mainland Portugal, you can find these wine in USA, Canada, Switzerland, Netherlands, Germany, Belgium and Lithuania.