Winemaker Rui Madeira
Region Beira Interior & Douro
Soil Type Schist, Granite, Quartz
Main Varieties Tempranillo, Jaen, Touriga Nacional, Fonte Cal, Siria
It could be said that Rui is the torch-bearer for the ancient, highland wine regions such as transitional Douro and Beira Interior. He has renovated old properties which he believes show huge potential in showcasing authenticity of terroir and grape variety.
A driven and focussed winemaker of this bunch, Rui is a champion for the extremes of the Douro Superior and the higher altitudes of the Beira Interior, his homeland. His wines have purity and definition and energy.