Quinta das Arcas Minho
About Quinta das Arcas
Quinta das Arcas was founded on the early eighties by Esteves Monteiro following a deep work of restructuration of the family vineyards initiated a decade before with a strong focus on the land consolidation and the implementation of modern agriculture. After 1985 the company was set up to bottle the wines already produced, putting on the market the first Arca Nova wines. Throughout the years, the company has paid special attention to production, following since the early days a path of quality improvement and minimizing impact in nature. In 2012 and with 200 hectares of vineyards in the Vinho Verde region, Quinta das Arcas produces its first certified bio wine.
Located in Sobrado, in the limits of Valongo with Paredes municipality, this estate accomodates all the administrative structure of the Company, the winery, the bottling ans storage facility of all Quinta das Arcas and Herdade Penedo Gordo products. In this estate with near 50 hecatares of vineyards with more than 30 years old and Under the influence of a very particular microclimate, High quality grapes from the Loureiro, Trajadura and Arinto grapes are grown.