Convento do Paraiso
Vasco and Isabella Pereira-Coutinho, Silves, Portugal
Winemaker Renato Neves
Soil Type Sandy red clay, over limestone
Main Varieties Sousao, Cabernet Sauvignon, Aragones, Touriga Nacional, Arinto, Alvarinho
This ancient estate has been in the same family hands since the 15th Century. The small vineyard lies on high ground overlooking the old town of Silves. A compact winery adjoins the old estate house, and wines here are increasingly expressive and look set to be the benchmark for the region.