Casa do Homem Vinho Verde 2022
Casa do Homen Vinho Verde
Casa do Homen Vinho Verde Created from the Loureiro and Arinto grapes varieties, this is bright and a citrus colour. The aroma is fruity with floral notes. It is very elegant and fresh in the mouth with a vibrant acidity.
Quintas do Homem is a thriving family run business, located in the Vila Verde district of Braga. Their vineyards are planted with native varietals: Loureiro, Alvarinho, Fernão Pires e Vinhão and Arinto. They are serious about sustainability, farming as naturally as possible to establish a balanced environment in the vineyards where the vines do not depend on artificial fertilisers, but exist in perfect partnership with the soil.
The Quintas consists of two vineyard area's; 12 ha at Quinta da Veiga which is planted with Loureiro, Alvarinho and Fernão Pires e Vinhão; and 7 ha at Quinta do Paço planted with Loureiro and Arinto.
Both vineyards are located in the village of Pico around the Vila Verde district of Braga. The winery itself is locatede at Quinta da Veiga, and was remodelled in 2011 to accomodate the most modern of equipment.
They are all committed to the policy of "integrated agriculture" (Lutte Raisonee) meaning that they farm as naturally as possible, trying to increase biodiversity, establishing a balanced environment in the vineyards where the vines do not depend on artificial fertilisers but exist in perfect partnership with the soil.
The cellars and winery, are simple but well equipped and the fruit is brought straight to the winery the moment it is picked to keep the fruit as healthy and as clean as possible.
The 'Integrated Production' system defined by the International Organisation for Biological and Integrated (IOBC) as a system for producing high quality wine, which are based on sustainability principles, the application of natural resources, the use of regulatory mechanisms to replace fertilisers, using appropriate tools and procedures for monitoring traceability of all processes, making it economically viable, environmentally sound and socially just!