“Walls like this are no longer made!”, said Anselmo. The main difference
between the Alvarinho vineyards of Monção and Melgaço (which, together
make up the sub-region of Moção e Melgaço), is that Monção’s vineyards
are mainly located in an ample valley, straightening upstream, squeezed
between Minho river and the mountain. Then it starts to get terrace
shaped the closer it gets to Melgaço. These Anselmo’s vines are a fine
We also dropped by the old barrels winery, now awaiting upcoming and new processes. A new visit is already arranged, sometime around September, to enjoy ourselves a bit. Now it was time for the main tasting. We sat at the table along with our host, to taste… 18 wines!