Perched above the Dão River that snakes its way through granite valleys, Adega de Penalva is one of the leading cooperatives in the area. The group boasts around a thousand member growers, but it's important to note that the average holding per member amounts to barely over a hectare. Their "Maceration" wine sees 20 days of skin contact
A term typically used to distinguish a white wine that has been macerated or allowed to soak with its skins during fermentation. Also known as “orange wine,” “amber wine” or ramato style.
followed by 5 months of aged in used French oak. Organic
Maintaining agricultural systems without the use of feed or fertilizer of plant or animal origin, and without employment of chemically formulated fertilizers, growth stimulants, antibiotics, or pesticides