2015 Quinta da Boavista Vinha do Ujo red
Quinta da Boavista was included in the firs ever demarcation of the Douro demarcated region, ordered by Portugal’s powerful first minister the Marquis of Pombal, in 1757. The estate’s main house was a favourite abode of Baron Joseph James Forrester, the illustrious wine-maker, map-maker, painter and historic defender of best practises in the Port industry. Half of the 80 hectares of this estate is under vine and all its vineyards have the top “A” classification. In short, Boavista is a jewel among the Douro’s quintas.