Passion

At Quinta do Casal Monteiro we are passionate about the art of winemaking, excelling to take special care, love and attention into every step of the vinification process.

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The Terroir

We take our role as custodians of the land very seriously, as such we adopt traditional viticulture methods allied with ecological integrated management practice to sustain our vines.

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The Wines

Made exclusively from Estate-grown grapes, for each brand, a different purpose and an appropriate blend, nonetheless the philosophy remains the same: The best quality possible in each segment.

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Terra de Touros :: Delta Airlines

Master Sommelier Andrea Robinson handpicked exclusive wines for Delta's flights during 2017. Terra de Touros Arinto was one of the selected wines and will be poured on Delta's long haul flight during March-May. Read the full article : here.

MUNDUSvini 2016 - GOLD Medals

"Quinta do Casal Monteiro - Chardonnay & Arinto" and "Clavis Aurea - Reserva" were both awarded GOLD MEDAL at the prestigious German Wine Competition - Mundus Vini 2016.

Chardonnay & Arinto - Top 50 The Times Newspaper

Chardonnay & Arinto was chosen by Jane MacQuitty as one of the top 50 white wines to buy this summer featuring in the "The Times" London Newspaper. Here are the tasting notes: "Its exotic, leafy, white nectarine and kiwi fruit spice makes a delicious and unusual summer buffet-party bottle".

Read the full article here: here.

Chardonnay & Arinto - 90 points

Margaride's - Chardonnay & Arinto was once again rated 90 points Best Buy by Wine Enthusiast Magazine. After obtaining the same 90 points with the 2012 vintage edition, the rating of the 2014 vintage edition is a proof of great quality consistency.

Clavis Aurea - Gold Medal

Clavis Aurea, Reserva, 2012, was awarded Gold Medal at the Asia Wein Trophy 2015. The competition was held in Korea and organized by the Deutsche Wein Marketing. The very same award was given to this wine earlier this year in the Berliner Wein Trophy.

QCM :: New Winemaker :: Luis Santos

We are pleased o announce that Luis M. A. Santos is the new Winemaker at Quinta do Casal Monteiro. After a 7 years experience as resident winemaker at Carregal do Sal (Quinta de Cabriz), Luis is currently in charge of both the winegrowing and winemaking divisions of Quinta do Casal Monteiro being responsible for all wine products produced and bottled at the Estate.

Wine Enthusiast - TOP 100 Best Buy 2013

Forma de Arte, Reserva, 2009 made #57 of the Wine Enthusiast's Top 100 Best Buys of 2013. This exclusive ranking features the year's best value wines under $15. During 2013 the magazine's judges tasted thousands of wines from 17 different wine producing countries however only 5% that were eligible for Best Buy designation. This final list features the best 100 wines with outstanding quality-price-racio out of the 992 Best Buys of the year. Follow this link for the TOP 100 wines.

Forma de Arte 2011 is Great Gold Medal

O Forma de Arte, Reserva, 2011, red was awarded the Great Gold Medal at the IV Tejo Wine Competition. This year for the first time two a wines were awarded a score above 96 points. Forma de Arte was one of them. This is a proof of great consistency of our brand "Forma de Arte".

Forma de Arte - 92 points Wine Enthusiast

Forma de Arte, Reserva, 2009 red was rated 92 points - Best Buy - by Wine Enthusiast. This wine was also chosen to be the Best Buy of the April edition figuring on the Top Shelf together with the Best wine and the Editor's choice.

Doug Frost's 50 great Portuguese Wines

Master Sommelier and Master of Wine Doug Frost has revealed his hand-selected line-up of 50 Great Portuguese wines for US market.

Our Reserva "Forma de Arte, Red, 2009" made the Top 50 as well as the Top 10 Best value wines.
More information on this selection is available on the ViniPortugal's website.