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Vieira de Sousa

06.11.18

Winemaker Luisa and sister Maria are the 5th winemaking generation of family Port House Vieira de Sousa based near Sabrosa, in Cima Corgo the heart of the Douro. The sisters have restored the family company to an independent Port House after nearly a century of selling wines to Churchill’s and Taylor’s. In the wake of the devastating phyloxera infestation that swept Europe in the late 19th century, killing great swathes of vineyards, Vieira de Sousa was forced to sell some vineyard and the family brand name.

Having completed an oenology degree, Luisa took the reins and discovered that the family had enough reserve wines in the cellar to begin their own bottling again. The family name was reacquired and the first new Vintage Port was produced in 2009.

The Port wines that Luisa makes are defined by elegance, with lower residual sugar than many of the large-scale operators in the region. She is rightfully proud in particular of the white Ports which are stunning. The Douro still wines of Vieira de Sousa are made from the same vineyards and are as impressive as the Ports. The Alice range, named after Luisa and Maria’s great aunt, shows an extraordinary freshness and refinement and the Vieira de Sousa reservas demonstrate the opulence and complexity for which the Douro is famed.

We are proud to be Vieira de Sousa’s exclusive importer in the UK.

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SOUSAALICERESR19

Alice Vieira de Sousa Red Reserve, Douro, Portugal 2019

Douro, Portugal

Tasting Notes

Full bodied and fruit driven. The age brings through some subtle baked red…

Food Matches

Roast lamb, Mushrooms - Porcini & Slow Cooked Stews

Red

Full & Rich Reds

75cl

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sousa port

Vieira de Sousa, Fine White, Portugal NV

Douro, Portugal

Tasting Notes

Rich stone fruit and crisp acidity with hints of nuttiness and a long…

Food Matches

Lemon Tart & Manchego Cheese

Port

Aromatic Whites

5cl

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Vintage Port

Vieira de Sousa, Vintage, Portugal 2015

Douro, Portugal

Tasting Notes

Deep and concentrated with black currants, black cherry, plum and soft red…

Food Matches

Stilton Cheese & Black Chocolate

Port

Full & Rich Reds

75cl

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SOUSAWHITEPORT75CL

Vieira de Sousa, Fine White, Portugal NV

Douro, Portugal

Tasting Notes

Rich stone fruit and crisp acidity with hints of nuttiness and a long…

Food Matches

Lemon Tart & Manchego Cheese

Port

Aromatic Whites

75cl

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Alice Vieira de Sousa White

Alice Vieira de Sousa White, Douro, Portugal 2018

Douro, Portugal

Tasting Notes

Fresh citrus notes on the nose followed by a refreshing and zesty palate of…

Food Matches

Grilled fish, Seafood & Fried Dishes

White

Aromatic Whites

75cl

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