In July, the first three Quinta do Infantado Portos are estate bottled: Ruby, Tawny and 20 years old. Until 1986, only commercialization in Portugal was possible.Why Infantado port wines?
Infantado has successfully distinguished their Port wines with some atypical choices in the last fifty years. The wines reflect the terroir and the tradition of the region in myriad ways through a modern, more vinous lens.Who is behind Infantado?
Today, Infantado is run by third generation João Roseira (winemaker and vineyard manager) and other family members, who oversee family holdings of about forty-six hectares of vines.What happened at Quinta do Infantado in 1978?
In July of 1978, Luis Roseira travels through Bordeaux, Valée de la Loire, Languedoc and Toscana, visiting small vignerons to prepare the launch of the first wines from Quinta do Infantado. Everything precipitates in the 1978 harvest when Luís and Bruce Guimaraens have a violent discussion at Quinta do Infantado.