Monte Xisto Órbita is a blend of several varieties and plots from Quinta do Monte Xisto (30% of a mixed variety plot and 70% of Touriga Nacional), with different sun exposures that surround, orbit the Quinta’s vineyard area. Looking for a less extracted wine, with less wood, another version of Quinta do Monte Xisto maintaining the dominant characteristics of its terroir: complexity, structure and elegance.

The grapes were harvested manually and transported to the cellar (located in Vila Nova de Foz Côa, Douro) in 20kg boxes. The fermentation took place in a cement vat with indigenous yeasts. This was followed by an 18 month stage in cement vats and 600 liter barrels in the warehouse in Vila Nova de Gaia, close to the sea, with optimal temperature and humidity conditions.

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