The region’s climate is very harsh, with negative temperatures in winter and very hot and dry summers. This combination of factors results in white wines of great aromatic exuberance and a lot of freshness, and in the reds, wines with complex aromas of wild fruits and spices, combined with a remarkable freshness.
Syria, Fonte Cal.
Main red varieties: Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, Tinta Roriz and Rufete.
Courtesy of Wines of Portugal