Morgadio da Calçada

The Douro Valley is perhaps the most beautiful wine region on earth. It is not for nothing that this region is included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. Very steep walls with terraces where the grapes bake in the sun, with the glittering river deep below.
 
Morgadio da Calçada is located in the village of Provezende, which has only 300 inhabitants. In this town there are 13 beautiful, monumental buildings dating from the 16th to the 18th century, Casa da Calçada is one of them. Built at the end of the 17th century by order of the influential judge, Jerónimo da Cunha Pimentel and recently purchased by Dirk van der Niepoort, one of the prodigies of the Port Wine world. Dirk not only releases Port under his own name, but also makes Port for the small house Morgadio da Calçada.
 
While many Port producers opt for ultramodern, industrial production methods, Dirk chooses to stay as close as possible to tradition. The fruit is picked by hand and then poured into large granite bins (Lagares). There the feet of the 'steps' take over. The soft soles of the feet do crush the grapes, but the seeds remain undamaged. This sugar-rich mixture will ferment until a low alcohol percentage is created. Then pure wine alcohol is added, so that the fermentation stops immediately. Port is born, lusciously sweet, powerful in color and full of natural extracts. Immediately after this 'mutage', the young wine goes to the barrel cellar for maturation.
 
They are one of the few port producers that allows all port wine to mature in wooden barrels, sometimes up to 100 years old. Because all wines are aged in wooden barrels, the wine is not so impressed when opened by the oxygen with which the wine comes into contact. The wine certainly does not have to be on the same day. Wine critic Hubrecht Duijker wrote about the 'ordinary' Ruby Reserve "You can't expect better than this.
Morgadio da Calçada
Ruby Port
Article code P11P012
€14,95
Ruby Port is bright red in color. The wine has a very attractive aroma, with notes of ripe red fruit, plums, cherries and some notes of dark chocolate and cocoa. In the mouth, the wine is soft, with the presence of tannins. All this balanced by a good aci
Morgadio da Calçada
Ruby Port
Ruby Port is bright red in color. The wine has a very attractive aroma, with notes of ripe red fruit, plums, cherries and some notes of dark chocolate and cocoa. In the mouth, the wine is soft, with the presence of tannins. All this balanced by a good aci
€14,95
Morgadio da Calçada
Vintage Port 2015
Article code P11P011
€49,95
The aromas are of wild dark fruit and clearly present. In the mouth it is velvety soft and in a beautiful way in contrast is the finish in which the tannins are wonderfully rustic. The almost perfect acidity of this vintage, combined with a great concentr
Morgadio da Calçada
Vintage Port 2015
The aromas are of wild dark fruit and clearly present. In the mouth it is velvety soft and in a beautiful way in contrast is the finish in which the tannins are wonderfully rustic. The almost perfect acidity of this vintage, combined with a great concentr
€49,95
Morgadio da Calçada
Ruby Reserve Port - Half 0,375L
Article code P11P003
€9,95
Ruby Port is bright red in color.The wine has a very attractive aroma, with notes of ripe red fruit, plums, cherries and some notes of dark chocolate and cocoa.In the mouth, the wine is soft, with the presence of tannins.All this balanced by a good acidit
Morgadio da Calçada
Ruby Reserve Port - Half 0,375L
Ruby Port is bright red in color.The wine has a very attractive aroma, with notes of ripe red fruit, plums, cherries and some notes of dark chocolate and cocoa.In the mouth, the wine is soft, with the presence of tannins.All this balanced by a good acidit
€9,95
Morgadio da Calçada
Late Bottled Vintage Port 2016
Article code P11P006
€19,95
This Late Bottled Vintage has a very fine and fresh aroma, in which the notes of cocoa and herbs stand out, but also ripe fruit, with notes of plum and berries. On the palate, the wine has a great structure and power, but with round soft tannins, resultin
Morgadio da Calçada
Late Bottled Vintage Port 2016
This Late Bottled Vintage has a very fine and fresh aroma, in which the notes of cocoa and herbs stand out, but also ripe fruit, with notes of plum and berries. On the palate, the wine has a great structure and power, but with round soft tannins, resultin
€19,95
Morgadio da Calçada
Ruby Reserve Port
Article code P11P002
€15,95
Ruby Port is bright red in color.The wine has a very attractive aroma, with notes of ripe red fruit, plums, cherries and some notes of dark chocolate and cocoa.In the mouth, the wine is soft, with the presence of tannins.All this balanced by a good acidit
Morgadio da Calçada
Ruby Reserve Port
Ruby Port is bright red in color.The wine has a very attractive aroma, with notes of ripe red fruit, plums, cherries and some notes of dark chocolate and cocoa.In the mouth, the wine is soft, with the presence of tannins.All this balanced by a good acidit
€15,95
Morgadio da Calçada
Tawny Port
Article code P11P004
€13,95
Tawny Port has an aroma of ripe and dried dark fruit. Very balanced and with an elegant character. The wine has a fresh, long and powerful finish. This Tawny Morgadio da Calçada ripens in Vila Nova de Gaia, in the cellars of Niepoort, in Port barrels for
Morgadio da Calçada
Tawny Port
Tawny Port has an aroma of ripe and dried dark fruit. Very balanced and with an elegant character. The wine has a fresh, long and powerful finish. This Tawny Morgadio da Calçada ripens in Vila Nova de Gaia, in the cellars of Niepoort, in Port barrels for
€13,95
Morgadio da Calçada
Tawny Reserve Port
Article code P11P005
€18,95
Tawny Reserve is orange in color, with golden accents. It has a very rich aroma, with notes of very ripe fruits such as raisins and figs, in combination with notes of almond, walnut, caramel and coffee. On the palate it has a very fresh and elegant taste
Morgadio da Calçada
Tawny Reserve Port
Tawny Reserve is orange in color, with golden accents. It has a very rich aroma, with notes of very ripe fruits such as raisins and figs, in combination with notes of almond, walnut, caramel and coffee. On the palate it has a very fresh and elegant taste
€18,95
Morgadio da Calçada
Colheita Port 2009
Article code P11P010
€39,95
Colheita 2009 has a bright and deep color, with orange-brown reflections. The wine has a wonderful aroma, well integrated with the aroma of dried fruit. On the palate it shows a nice balance with its acidity, together with soft notes of apricot and dried
Morgadio da Calçada
Colheita Port 2009
Colheita 2009 has a bright and deep color, with orange-brown reflections. The wine has a wonderful aroma, well integrated with the aroma of dried fruit. On the palate it shows a nice balance with its acidity, together with soft notes of apricot and dried
€39,95
Morgadio da Calçada
Vintage Port 2011
Article code P11P008
€39,95
Vintage Morgadio da Calçada 2011 shows a very intense deep red color. In the scent it has clear notes of wild and dark fruit, while the wine is velvety on the palate and contrasts beautifully with a finish in which the tannins are wonderfully rustic. The
Morgadio da Calçada
Vintage Port 2011
Vintage Morgadio da Calçada 2011 shows a very intense deep red color. In the scent it has clear notes of wild and dark fruit, while the wine is velvety on the palate and contrasts beautifully with a finish in which the tannins are wonderfully rustic. The
€39,95
Morgadio da Calçada
Dry White Port
Article code P11P001
€14,95
Dry White Port is chestnut brown in color. The wine has a wonderful aroma of fresh fruit, lemonade and apricot. It has clear notes of nuts and almonds from long maturation in wood. These aromas remain long in the mouth and the wine presents a concentrated
Morgadio da Calçada
Dry White Port
Dry White Port is chestnut brown in color. The wine has a wonderful aroma of fresh fruit, lemonade and apricot. It has clear notes of nuts and almonds from long maturation in wood. These aromas remain long in the mouth and the wine presents a concentrated
€14,95