Adega de Colares - Colares, Portugal
Posted by: manchanegra
N 38° 48.306 W 009° 26.964
29S E 460979 N 4295244
Quick Description: Founded in 1931, this winery is the oldest cooperative in the country, producing unique wines in the demarcated region of Colares.
Location: Lisboa, Portugal
Date Posted: 11/11/2011 2:21:34 PM
Waymark Code: WMD2XY
The cooperative winery at Colares (Adega Regional de Colares) was founded in 1931. It congregates today more than 50% of the total production and over 90% of the winegrowers of the region. Ence it´s social importance.
Its beautiful building dates back to the late 19th century, with an imposing interior housing wooden barrels, casks and vats totalling more than 1 million litters capacity. It is the maturing and aging place "par excellence" for the wines of this appellation.
The cooperative winery has always been regarded as a national ex-libris, being the scenery of important cultural events.
The Adega Regional de Colares, produces a wide range of wines, adaptable to every ocasion. From the classical Ramisco and Malvasia (DOP Colares) to the modern Chão Rijo (Regional Lisboa) and the versatile O Saloio and Serra da Lua (Table wines).
From winery website
Winery Size: Medium 3,000 to 4,999 Cases
Attached vineyard?: no
Tasting Room Available?: yes
Days and hours of operation: Saturdays and Sundays from 14H00 to 19H00
Charge for tasting?: 0.00 (listed in local currency)
Tours Available: yes
Cost of Tour: 0.00 (listed in local currency)
Phone #: +351 219291210
Adega Cooperativa de Colares
Al. Cor. Linhares de Lima, 32
Winery's Website: [Web Link]
Types of wines:
Red and White wines from Arenae, Ramisco, Colares Malvasia and Arinto grapes
Best Wine Tasted: Bucellas & Collares Centenary Edition
Rate the Best Wine Tasted:
Price per Bottle: 16.00 (listed in local currency)
2nd Best Wine Tasted: Not listed
Rate the 2nd Best Wine Tasted: Not listed
Price per Bottle #2: Not Listed
Winery Club: Not listed
Wine Club Description:: Not listed
Overall Comments:: Not listed
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