Quinta das Arcas
Located in Sobrado, in the limits of Valongo with Paredes municipality, this estate accommodates all the administrative structure of the company, the winery, the bottling and storage facility of all Quinta das Arcas products.
In this estate with near 55 hectares (135 acres) of vineyards with more than 20 years old and under the influence of a very particular microclimate, high quality grapes from the Loureiro, Trajadura and Arinto grapes are grown.
Quinta da Gandra
Located 2 km north of Quinta das Arcas, this estate is divided between Valongo and Paredes municipalities. This estate occupies an total area of 70 hectares (173 acres) from which 25 are planted with Loureiro, Arinto and Alvarinho vineyards. With an outstanding sun exposure, the slopes go down until the Ferreira riverbank.
Pine trees, eucalyptus, social area and horse stables occupy the remaining area.
Quinta de Villar Located in Galegos, municipality of Penafiel, this property consists of 30 ha (74 acres) of vineyards from the Arinto, Espadeiro and mainly Vinhão grape variety. This estate has excellent conditions to produce high quality wines being all the land in a slope. The microclimate conditions and the granitic soil are very suitable for red Vinho Verde production, mainly with the Vinhão and Espadeiro grapes that occupies almost the total area.
The estate is located right next to the important arqueological area of Monte Mozinho, a ruin settlement that dates from I a.C.
Herdade Penedo Gordo
The estate is located in Orada, Borba and is geographically placed in a sublime microclimate to wine growing that is mostly noticed in the triangle delimited by Estremoz, Borba and Monforte. This extremely dry climate with large thermal amplitude between summer and winter, give the vine a unique capacity to produce exceptional quality grapes that allow the creation of great wines.
With more than 60 ha (150 acres) of vineyards, the estate still counts on a 30 ha (75 acres) olive tree area and also a cattle breeding and fodder fields.
Together with the soil characteristics, the Aragonez, Trincadeira, Alicante Bouschet, Touriga Nacional and Syrah grapes find here a terroir of excellence. The vinification is made in the winery, located in the middle of the vineyards, allowing more freshness and quality to the wines.