Zambujal do Conde Estate
Distancing only 8 km from the historic city centre of Évora, Zambujal do Conde Estate has an overall area of 512 ha, of which 8.1 are vineyards. A slope vineyard of singular beauty, planted in 2006 with an altitude of 237m and frank soils – sandy with high granite influence. The vineyard of Zambujal do Conde consists mostly of red varieties. Touriga Nacional, Alicante Bouschet, Syrah, Petit Verdot, Cabernet Sauvignon and a single white grape variety, Verdelho. In addition to the vineyard, Zambujal do Conde Estate develops various activities, such as livestock and traditional olive grove.
• Sub - Region: Évora
• Total area of the Estate: 512 ha
• Vineyard area: 8.1 ha
• Altitude: 214 meters to 237 meters
• Exposure: E, S, W
• Soil: Granitic,Non-Rich Loam and Sandy
• Driving mode: one-sided cord
Total area of vineyard: 8.1ha
• 0.5 ha Alicante Bouschet
• 0.5 ha Cabernet Sauvignon
• 1.0 ha Petit Verdot
• 4.0 ha Touriga nacional
• 1.0 ha Syrah
• 1.1 ha Verdelho
Hot and dry summers, and cool winters.
Annual temperatures vary between 5 ° C and 35 ° C and are rarely below 1 ° C or above 38 ° C.
The average annual rainfall is 600L per square meter with a monthly average of 43mm.