Discover our history.

The company

“Quinta do Vale da Perdiz – Sociedade Agrícola, Lda.” is a family owned company focused on producing high quality wines at attractive prices.

The company founder – António Fernandes – started producing port and table wines in 1989. The company wines are made under the technical direction of chief winemaker Manuel Angel Areal with grapes harvested in the Douro Superior region, mostly from family owned vineyards. The total area of the family vines adds up to 50 hectares.


The Vineyards

Quinta do Vale da Perdiz owns a total area of 50 hectares of vineyards, in the Douro Superior region, divided into six “Quintas” where we can find all the traditional red grape varieties from the Douro region such as Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, Tinta Roriz and Tinta Barroca.



Made using the best methods and winemaking techniques, Cistus wines will bring all the flavour and tradition of the best Douro vineyards to your table.

Originating from vineyards in the Douro Superior, Cistus combines a modern and appealing style with the tradition of a unique “terroir” that is the birthplace of great wines.

Tinta Roriz45%
Touriga Franca40%
Touriga Nacional10%
Tinta Barroca5%

Our Grape varieties

Our wines are made with the most prestigious and traditional grapes varieties of the region such as Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, Tinta Roriz, Tinta Barroca, Arinto, Fernão Pires and Rabigato, among many others, in order to take the best of Douro vineyards to your table.

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