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Descendents of João Camill Alves have owned the property at the northern edge of Bucelas village for over 150 years. They have been growers for 4 generations, and vinifying since 1991. The current growing area is 7.5 hectares, with an additional 1 hectare in rehabilitation after damage by local fauna. The oldest plantings have been in place for at least 30 years. Overall, the vines consist of 85% Arinto, 10% Sercial, 5% Rabo de Ovelha. This vineyard is at elevation and particularly arid, without any wells or irrigation. Father and son owners share the name António Pinto, and they work together with longtime winemaker Paulo Laureano.

    Chão do Prado Bucelas 2020 bottle

    Chão do Prado Bucelas 2020

    PortugalLisboa VRBucelas DOC 12.5% ABV

    12.5% ABV

    A signature wine of Bucelas with great dimension, with notes of tart calamansi orange, grilled apricot and roasted nuts. Its lively character complements all manner of fish and seafood, fried chicken or dry-rubbed pork. In its home region, it is famously served with roasted garlic rabbit. Full details

    Chão do Prado Bucelas 2020 label