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Naturally elegant

Deep, crimson colour. This Altano red reveals scented floral aromas and focused, fresh fruit. Simultaneously full and silky on the palate, well-defined red fruit flavours come to the fore, enveloped in soft, ripe tannins and spicy notes. Generous, well-structured and elegant.

CONSUMPTION

Ready for immediate consumption, although the wine has the potential to continue developing favourably for up to 4 years.

TEMPERATURE

Serve between 14º and 17ºC.

GRAPE VARIETIES

Touriga Franca, Tinta Roriz and Tinta Barroca

Wild plum and berry flavours are concentrated and well rounded in this balanced, fresh-tasting red, which shows hints of chocolate on the finish.

Wine Spectator,
February 2012

Port producers Symington's table wine, based on Tinta Roriz, improves with every vintage. Sweet blackberry fruit laced with pepper and spice. Fine, dry texture. Even quite elegant.

Jancis Robinson in Financial Times,
December 2009

A forward, fruity wine that shows ripe black-currant fruit. It does have the stricture that comes from the tough soils of the Douro, but this is balanced by the acidity, juicy fruitiness and ripe tannins.

Wine Enthusiast,
April 2014

Naturally refreshing

Intense pale straw in colour, this Altano white wine reveals bright wildflower aromas as well as citrus and apple scents. The palate is lively with fresh tropical fruit flavours, which are enhanced and balanced by crisp acidity.Perfect for your summer evenings.

 

 

 

CONSUMPTION

Ready for immediate enjoyment, this wine should preferably be consumed within two years.

TEMPERATURE

Best served between
10º and 12ºC

GRAPE VARIETIES

Malvasia Fina, Viosinho, Rabigato and Moscatel Galego.

Naturally wild

Altano Rewilding Edition, a special new blend, with a vibrant red fruit aromas with floral rock rose scents. Mouth-filling and flavoursome, while simultaneously supple, the ripe fruit is well-balanced by crisp acidity and spicy tannins.

 

CONSUMPTION

Ready for immediate consumption, although the wine has the potential to continue developing favourably for up to 4 years.

TEMPERATURE

Serve between 14º and 17ºC.

GRAPE VARIETIES

Touriga Franca, Tinta Roriz and Tinta Barroca.

Naturally balanced

Intense, garnet colour. This Altano Organic is beautifully scented, with floral and ripe red fruit aromas. On the palate, the wine shows excellent structure and balance and the fruit is fresh and focused. The elegant long finish denotes the balance afforded by the perfect acidity. This wine is made with 100% organically grown grapes from the family’s vineyards.

 

 

CONSUMPTION

Ready for immediate consumption, although the wine has the potential to continue developing favourably up to 6 years.

TEMPERATURE

Best served between
14º and 17º C.

GRAPE VARIETIES

Touriga Franca, Tinta Roriz, Tinta
Barroca, Touriga Nacional and Tinto Cão.

Spice, Christmas cake, plum, garrigue and smoke nose. Attractive, juicy fruit with a firm sappy length…supple, vigorous wine with well-tamed tannins.

Decanter Magazine,
May2012

"Wine of the week". Wonderfully vigorous and concentrated… admirably appetizing and beautifully balanced with notes of liquorice, brambles and tar. Quite a package considering the price.

Jancis Robinson,
October 2016

A deep, bright hue with some rather attractive Rhônish peppery reduction to nose and palate. (...) Animated and expressive, it’s very beguiling.

Sarah Ahmed,
October 2016

Naturally intense

Pale straw colour. The aromas reveal subtle suggestions of pineapple and lychee and a hint of banana. Well integrated wood is just detectable with a discreet hint of vanilla. In the mouth the wine is balanced with green apple and soft grapefruit undertones denoting fine, crisp acidity. A wine that will gain fine complexity with bottle age.

CONSUMPTION

Ready for immediate consumption, although the wine has the potential to continue developing favourably in bottle up to 5 years.

TEMPERATURE

Serve between 10°C and 12°C.

GRAPE VARIETIES

Viosinho, Arinto and Gouveio

Naturally complex

Altano Reserva is a deep red wine with intense, complex aromas of blackberries, flowers, chocolate and spices. It is a full-bodied wine, with a broad and well-balanced palate, and a long and lingering finish. A wine that will gain fine complexity with bottle age. A great choice for that special moment.

 

CONSUMPTION

Ready for immediate consumption, although the wine has the potential to continue developing favourably in the bottle up to 10 years.

TEMPERATURE

Best served between
14º and 17º C.

GRAPE VARIETIES

Mainly Touriga Nacional from Symington Quintas in the Vilariça Valley.

Outstanding: a wine of superior character and style. 92 points

Kim Marcus @ Wine Spectator,
2011

Concentrated garnet colour. Nose redolent of fruit, well integrated quality wood. Sober tannins, intense flavour, full and succulent. Superb finish, with high quality fruit, mineral and toasty. Highly Recommended: 17.5/20

Wine Magazine - Portugal,
September 2011