Wine Spectator 90 points – TOP 100 OF 2017 #60 – Plum and boysenberry notes weave together with dried herb and smoky mineral accents in this sleek red. Savory spice details chime in on the finish. Offers moderate, grippy tannins. Drink now through 2020. 55,000 cases made. -GS.November/2017
Casa Santos Lima is a family owned company dedicated to the production, bottling and selling of Portuguese wines. The company is present directly or indirectly in the regions of Lisboa, Algarve, Alentejo, Vinho Verde and Douro. This way and from around 400 hectares of vineyards, it produces wines known for their excellent quality/price ratio and exports around 90% of its total production to close to 50 countries in all 5 continents. Casa Santos Lima is also the largest producer of “Vinho Regional Lisboa” and “DOC Alenquer” and in the past years has been one of the most awarded Portuguese wineries in major national and international wine competitions. Currently the company’s main headquarters (offices, wine shop and the biggest wineries) are located at “Quinta da Boavista” in Alenquer only 45 km North of Lisbon. The estate belongs to the Santos Lima family for more than 4 generations and offers ideal conditions for producing quality wines. Casa Santos Lima also has its own vineyards and winery in Tavira (Algarve) and through agreements and partnerships with other societies and producers it also manages vineyards and wineries in the Alentejo, Douro and Vinho Verde regions. Casa Santos Lima has a very wide wine portfolio, producing every year and from 5 different regions red wines, whites, roses, sparklings, “frisantes”, “leves” and even dessert wines. This big assortment made up from various different brands, allows the company to flourish in national and international markets and is one of the reasons for a continuous and sustained growth year after year. At the moment, Casa Santos Lima is responsible for the production of around 40% of all the certified wine in the Lisbon Region and it is a major exporter of Portuguese wine.