Quinta Da Penseira
Quinta Da Penseira
Rua da Paz
Contact: Alberto Carvalho
Situated in the heart of the region of sub-Silgueiros in the demarcated region of Dão Quinta is Pensieve that the owner purchased in 1996 Has started restructuring their Centennial Vineyards, based on current technologies wine, but having always traditions of this culture in the region.
Has Silgueiros ancestors ascended times (4000 years), as evidenced by numerous bone traces left by the Romans and Moors wave Lagaretas Have and Anthropomorphic Campos (Campos Moors ), are still evidence of its passage by the parish Obvious, But 800 years . Local own the " Pensieve," who was known by name today is the Site located at Fifth Wave, contains one of these fields, together with an oak which is the property of bookplates .
The reason for the name "Pensieve" does not have a convincing explanation but the story goes That the place, situated on a hillside overlooking the river and exposure Dão Sul, given its natural beauty and grandeur, was a place much sought by Inhabitants of the region To "think" the hardships of life in order to obtain it Has Spirit tranquility and peace, for they often craved .
Also its current owner, with its beautiful landscape, decided to install then founded his natural refuge, linking this pleasure the possibility of contributing to the resurgence back wines from the old Manor House (Wine Farm), the fame to Dram Give. This idea was only possible because of the excellent soil and climate characteristics of place and great oenophile That Always interested accompanied Over the last years of his life as a businessman of success in another country .
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