Harvest: Mechanical at night. Vinification: Pre-fermentation maceration at low temperatures. Fermentation in mills equipped with mechanical stepping robot and Malolactic Fermentation in French oak barrels. Stage: 6 Months of new French oak barrels.
The estates of Monte da Ribeira and Herdadinha both belong to the Leal da Costa family, direct descendants of the Count of Ervideira, a successful farmer in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. With 160 hectares divided between two estates, one in Vidigueira (110 ha) and the other in Reguengos de Monsaraz (50 ha), Ervideira´s company is run by Maria Isabel Leal da Costa, the family’s matriarch, together with the support of her six children, including Duarte Leal da Costa, the executive director. Nelson Rolo is the head winemaker.
Herdade da Herdadinha – Vendinha 7200-042 Reguengos de Monsaraz