Quinta da Boavista - Vinha do Oratório
Located at the heart of the Cima Corgo on the Douro’s right bank with spectacular view over the river, Quinta da Boavista is one of the most iconic properties of the demarcated region. The estate was part of the first Douro demarcation ordered by the Marquis of Pombal in 1756 and it is famed not only for its 40 hectares of top-quality vines, but also for the historic ties to Joseph James Forrester. A single-vineyard wine from Boavista’s ex-libris the Vinha do Oratório, whose towering, serpentine terraces form an altar like shape that give the vineyard its name.
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