Vale da Capucha is a small estate in the Torres Vedras DOC, within the Lisboa wine region, about 10km from the Atlantic Ocean (approximately 45 minutes northwest from Lisbon). Here the passionate Pedro Marques and (his wife and partner, Sonia) have been replanting indigenous grapes and converting his family's estate to organic and biodynamic farming. They planted the whole estate, 13 hectares, with local varieties like fernao pires, arinto, gouveio, alvarinho, castelao, and touriga nacional . In the cellar, winemaking is all low SO2, with occasional no sulfur bottlings. The vineyards are situated on a fault of Kimmeridgian limestone with some clay.
The Clima Tinto is 40% Touriga Nacional, 30% Tinta Roriz, 30% Castel�o. Whole cluster and destemmed fruit, gently crushed and fermentation in concrete tanks with "pigeage". 20 months maturation in stainless steel tanks on the lees and also in used 225L barrels.