Altano Reserva Branco


for the equivalent of £15.75 a bottle

Grower: Symington Family Estate
Grape Variety: Viosinho / Arinto / Gouveio
Style: Tropical and Fresh
Country: Portugal
Appellation: Douro
Vintage: 2018/19
Closure: CORK
Alcohol: 13.5% ABV
Bottle Size: 75cl

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Pale straw in colour. The bouquet reveals aromas of subtle suggestions of pineapple and lychee and a hint of banana. Well integrated wood is just detectable with a discreet hint of vanilla. The palate is balanced with green apple and soft grapefruit undertones denoting fine, crisp acidity, on a fresh crisp finish.

The family’s vineyards are managed under a ‘minimum intervention’ policy that preserves the natural environment and 114 hectares are organically farmed, making them largest area of certified organic vineyard in Portugal. The family are also leaders in the field of innovation, viticulture and winemaking, with experimental vineyards at Quinta da Cavadinha and Quinta do Atiade in the Vilariça valley, where they have planted a vineyard with 53 different grape varieties. Many of these are extremely rare and are part of a long term programme to preserve the regions indigenous species. They also introduced the first modern treading ‘lagar’ in 1998 and these modern lagares are now used in the family’s premium wineries. Symington Family Estates have won more awards than any other producer at the world’s most highly respected blind tastings. Quinta do Sol which produces Altano, they have invested in Quinta do Atiade where they make two estate wines. Further east, in the Douro Superiore, Quinta do Vesuvio produces two wines, while Prats and Symington – a joint venture between the Symington’s and Bruno Prats - produces a further 3 wines, including the highly awarded Chryseia.



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