Passion

At Quinta do Casal Monteiro we are passionate about the art of winemaking, excelling to take special care, love and attention into every step of the vinification process.

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The Terroir

We take our role as custodians of the land very seriously, as such we adopt traditional viticulture methods allied with ecological integrated management practice to sustain our vines.

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The Wines

Made exclusively from Estate-grown grapes, for each brand, a different purpose and an appropriate blend, nonetheless the philosophy remains the same: The best quality possible in each segment.

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Chardonnay & Arinto - Gold Medal @ MUNDISvini2016

Quinta do Casal Monteiro - Chardonnay & Arinto, 2015 was awarded GOLD MEDAL at the prestigious German Wine Competition - Mundus Vini 2016.

Clavis Aurea - Gold Medal @ MUNDISvini2016

Clavis Aurea - Reserva, 2012 was awarded GOLD MEDAL at the prestigious German Wine Competition - Mundus Vini 2016.

50 Great Portuguese wines for the USA

Clavis Aurea, Reserva 2012 is amongst the 50 Great Portuguese wines for the USA select by the Panel of Master Sommeliers: Peter Granoff, Dennis Kelly and Madeline Triffon in this 2016 edition.

Read the announcement here.

This is the second time one of our wines has been selected as one of the 50 great wines by US wine specialists (first time was Forma de ARte in the 2013 edition).

Check out the Panelist Perspectives:

“It is a more dramatic wine with very, very dark, blackberry fruit. Rich, intense, black peppers, a lot of tobacco and then it follows in the palate.” – Peter Granoff, MS

“I am on board! This wine has got beautiful, plush fruit quality. It will integrate nicely.” – Dennis Kelly, MS

“Like dark chocolate melted in. Has dark flavors, absolutely deep plumy fruit, oak, cool mint, herb tones, blackberry, lots of nice smooth tannins, and cassis. Lovely now, lot of appeal.” – Madeline Triffon, MS

Gold Medal - Wines of Portugal Challenge

Quinta do Casal Monteiro, Chardonnay & Arinto 2015 vintage was awarded the Gold Medal at the 2016 Wines of Portugal Challenge.

Bronze Medal - International Wine Challenge 2016

Quinta do Casal Monteiro red, 2013 was awarded Bronze Medal at the International Wine Challenge 2016.

Commended award :: Decanter & IWC 2016

Quinta do Casal Monteiro White 2015 obtained a Commended award at both Decanter & International Wine Challenge 2016 competitions.

Gold Medal - Berliner Wein Trophy 2015

Clavis Aurea, Reserva, 2012, was awarded Gold Medal at the Berliner Wein Trophy 2015. The competition was held in February in Germany and organized by the Deutsche Wein Marketing. This competition follows the OIV guidelines.

Wine Enthusiast - 90 points

Margaride's - Chardonnay & Arinto was once again rated 90 points Best Buy by Wine Enthusiast Magazine. After obtaining the same 90 points with the 2012 vintage edition, the rating of the 2014 vintage edition is a proof of great quality consistency.

Gold Medal - Asia Wein Trophy 2015

Clavis Aurea, Reserva, 2012, was awarded Gold Medal at the Asia Wein Trophy 2015. The competition was held in August in Korea and organized by the Deutsche Wein Marketing. This competition follows the OIV guidelines.

Silver Medal - Wines of Portugal Challenge 2014

Quinta do Casal Monteiro, 2013, white was awarded Silver Medal at the second edition of the Wines of Portugal Challenge (2014).

Wine Enthusiast - TOP 100 Best Buy 2013

Forma de Arte, Reserva, 2009 made #57 of the Wine Enthusiast's Top 100 Best Buys of 2013. This exclusive ranking features the year's best value wines under $15. During 2013 the magazine's judges tasted thousands of wines from 17 different wine producing countries however only 5% that were eligible for Best Buy designation. This final list features the best 100 wines with outstanding quality-price-racio out of the 992 Best Buys of the year. Follow this link for the TOP 100 wines.

Great Gold Medal - IV Tejo Wine Competition

Forma de Arte, Reserva, 2011 red was awarded the Great God Medal at the IV Tejo Wine Competition that took place in Cartaxo, Portugal in April 2013. This year for the first time two a wines were awarded a score above 96 points. Forma de Arte was one of them.

Bronze Medal - Decanter WWA 2013

Quinta do Casal Monteiro - Colheita Seleccionada 2010 and Forma de Arte Reserva 2011 were both awarded Bronze Medal at Decanter World Wine Awards 2013. This competition took place in the United Kingdom. A total of 9,873 wines were awarded a Decanter medal: 156 Regional Trophies, 229 Gold medals, 1,665 Silver medals, 4,165 Bronze medals, and 3,658 Commendeds.

Bronze Medal - Wines of Portugal Challenge 2013

Quinta do Casal Monteiro, 2012, white was awarded Bronze Medal at the first edition of the Wines of Portugal Challenge (2013).

Commended Award - International Wine Challenge 2013

Both Quinta do Casal Monteiro, Fernão Pires & Arinto 2012 white and Colheita Seleccionada 2010 red, obtained the Commended Award at the International Wine Challenge 2013 that took place in the United Kingdom.

Gold Trophy - III Tejo Wine Competition 2012

Yet another award for our wine Forma de Arte, Reserva, 2009 red - Gold Trophy at the III Competition of bottled wines from the Tejo Wine Region, 2012.

Silver Medal - Mondial de Bruxelles 2012

Forma de Arte, Reserva, 2009 red, has won Silver at Mondial de Bruxelles 2012 that took place in Guimarães, Portugal. A total 8,397 wines and spirits from 52 producer countries entered the competition and only 2,435 were awarded.

Silver Medal - Premium Select Wine Challenge ProWein 2012

Forma de Arte, Reserva, 2009 red, has won Silver Medal at the Premium Select Wine Challenge ProWein 2012.

Silver Medal - Vinalies Internationales 2012

Forma de Arte, Reserva, 2009 red, has won Silver Medal at Vinalies Internationals 2012. This prestigious competition is organised by the "Union des Œnologues de France" and takes place in Paris.

Gold Medal - Mondial de Bruxelles 2011

Forma de Arte, Reserva 2009 has won a Gold Medal at Mondial de Bruxelles 2011 that took place in Luxembourg. A total 7,386 wines and spirits entered the competition and only 2,145 were awarded. 

Silver Medal - Mondial de Bruxelles 2012

QCM, Grande Escolha, 2010 red, has won Silver at Mondial de Bruxelles 2012 that took place in Guimarães, Portugal. A total 8,397 wines and spirits from 52 producer countries entered the competition and only 2,435 were awarded.

Silver Medal - Mundus Vini 2012

Chardonnay & Arinto, Reserva 2011 has won Silver Medal at the prestigious German wine competition - MUNDUS vini 2012

Silver Medal - Mundus Vini 2013

Margaride's - Chardonnay & Arinto, won the Silver Medal at the 13th MUNDUS VINI Great International Wine Awards 2013. This year, the jury members gave out a total of 30 of the coveted Grand Gold medals, 1142 gold medals and 1601 silver medals.

Silver Medal - Vinalies Internationales 2012

Quinta do Casal Monteiro, Chardonnay & Arinto, 2010, has won Silver Medal at Vinalies Internationales 2012. This prestigious competition is organised by the "Union des Œnologues de France" and takes place in Paris.

Silver Medal - Vinalies Internationales 2013

Forma de Arte, Reserva, 2011 red, has won Silver Medal at Vinalies Internationales 2013. This prestigious competition is organised by the "Union des Œnologues de France" and takes place in Paris. Last year the 2009 vintage also won the SIlver Medal. This is a demonstration of great consistency in the quality of our brand "Forma de Arte".