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Casal Santa Maria

Colares, Portugal

Winemaker Jorge Rosa Santos

Region Lisboa

Country Portugal

Soil Type Sand, granite

Main Varieties Arinto, Malvasia, Ramisco

An estate which dates back to the 18th century, but had previously ceased wine production in 1903. Bought by Baron Bruemmer (originally from the old Baltic state of Livonia), first to breed Arab thoroughbreds, and later on reviving wine production, including the legendary DOC of Colares.