Old and new vineyards planted in shale soils permit take all the advantages of Touriga Nacional, Tinta Roriz, Tinta Barroca, Touriga Franca, Tinta Francisca e Sousão. Viosinho, Códega, Malvasia-fina, Gouveio e Rabigato are the white grape varieties
The Dão region occupies almost all the Beira Alta region divided by the river that gives the name to this wine region. Vineyards with the altitude between 400 and 700 meters beneficate from mountains Caramulo, Montemuro, Buçaco e Estrela that protect vineyards from winds. The climate with cold and rainy winters and dry and hot summers is influenced by the Atlantic ocean.
In 1908 it became the second demarcated region in Portugal. It has 20 thousand ha of vineyards planted in shale and granite soil. The greatest treasure of the region is grape varieties. Combined they result in authentic wines. Light and elegant, full-bodied, with firm tannins, they reflect the identity of the region.
Ideal table wines that are getting better with time. They are marked by the place where they were made, with authentic grape varieties and ancient taste