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Farm

  • Farm

    Quinta de Cottas produces high quality wines with a strong personality. Quinta de Cottas with an area of 10 ha located in the Douro Region, at Cima Corgo, has its vineyards planted with the traditional Douro grape varieties in order to preserve the genetic heritage of the region. Enjoying of an excellent sun exposure, its old vines planted on schist soils offer grapes of a unique character and profile.

  • Vineyard

    Quinta de Cottas vineyard is composed by a mix of traditional and noble grape varieties as Touriga Franca, Touriga Nacional, Tinta Francisca, Tinta Barroca and Tinta Carvalha. The vineyard is still covered by new plantations with a total area of 5.5 hectares, totally mechanized and planted on terraces and on top. The vineyard is divided into homogeneous caste plots in order to allow a vinfication by grape variety and great flexibility in making lots. In red grapes it stands Touriga Naconal, Touriga Franca, Tinto Cão, Tinta Roriz and Sousão. In white grapes there is Viosinho, Gouveio, Arinto and Rabigato.

Wines

  • COTTAS TINTO

    Type: Red

    Grape Varieties: Touriga Franca e Touriga Nacional

    Tasting notes: Deep ruby color with great aromatic intensity dominated by blackberry and mature plum balanced with notes of vanilla from barrel aging. Structured, balanced, with quality tannins and a long finish dominated by the fruit.

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    COTTAS Branco

    Type: White

    Grape Varieties: Viosinho, Arinto, Rabigato, Codega do Larinho e Gouveio

    Tasting notes: Pale citrine color with a very attractive aroma with notes of mature tropical fruit and minerality. In the mouth it shows a great freshness, persistence, balance and elegance. A white wine to drink without hesitations.

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  • Cottas Reserva Tinto

    Type: Red

    Grape Varieties: Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca e Tinta Roriz

    Grape Varieties: A wine with lots of color, opaque, with great aromatic intensity dominated by berries, spices, light violet and floral notes of Touriga Nacional all in a very good quality fruit. An intense red wine, both elegant and powerful.

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    Cottas Reserva Branco

    Type: White

    Grape Varieties: Viosinho, Arinto, Rabigato e Codega do Larinho

    Grape Varieties: Pale citrine color with a very delicate aroma dominated by minerality and the wood very well integrated. In the mouth it shows a great volume, great freshness and a final very long. A unique white wine, with a delicate acidity and great balance with the capacity to mature in bottle.

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News

  • News

    Gold medal on Concours Mondial de Bruxelles 2011
    Cottas Reserva Tinto 2008 was awarded with the Gold Medal at the Concours Mondial de Bruxelles 2011. This award is the recognition of the effort that has been placed on this wine project in order to see our wines recognized in the most prestige international contest which has a total of 7,000 wines entered, evaluated by a panel of 40 experts from various nationalities.

    Quinta de Cottas wines awarded on Decanter
    The wines of Quinta de Cottas recently obtained a silver medal and two bronze medals on the international competition "Decanter World Wine Awards”, respectively the Cottas Reserva Tinto 2008, Cottas Tinto 2009 and the Cottas White 2010.

    Silver medal on Challenge International du Vin
    The Cottas Reserva White 2009 was awarded in the Challenge International du Vin 2011 where obtained a silver medal in this important and recognized international competition in which were in trial around 4,600 wines from all the world.

Awards

  • Awards

    Challenge International du Vin: Silver Medal - Cottas Reserva Douro Branco 2009

    Concours Mondial de Bruxelles: Gold Medal - Cottas Reserva Douro Tinto 2008

  • Awards

    International Wine Challenge: Bronze Medal - Cottas Reserva Douro Tinto 2008

    Decanter: Silver Medal - Cottas Reserva Douro Tinto 2008

  • Awards

    Decanter: Bronze Medal - Cottas Douro Tinto 2009

    Decanter: Bronze Medal - Cottas Douro Branco 2010

  • Awards

    Wine & Spirits: 91 points - Cottas Reserva Douro Tinto 2008

    Wine & Spirits: 86 points - Cottas Reserva Douro Branco 2009

Partners

  • Portuguese Distributor

    PORTUGAL
    IVIN LDA
    R. Fernando Namora, Zona 3, Lote 18-
    4ºG2675-487 Odivelas
  • International Distributors

    R. Fernando Namora, Zona 3, Lote 18-
    4ºG2675-487 Odivelas
    DESPERT
    Zagerijstraat 25
    B-2960 St-Job-in't-Goor
    Antwerpen
    Tel: +32 3 238 05 84
    www.despert.be
    Patriarche Wines
    Kastas Gmbh Schädrütistrasse
    62 6006 Luzern