• Founded by Ignacius of Loyola – later Saint Ignacius – in 1540, the Order of Jesuits was devoted to missionary and educational work. It was to those ends that  Jesuits came to Évora, firstly to set up the College of the Holy spirit (Colégio Espirito Santo) around 1551, and later, in 1559, to create the University of Évora.  A Jesuit  rector of the University,  Father Pedro Silva, acquired Quinta de Valbom in 1580 to house the university’s teaching body. The building  of  what came to be called the Jesuit Retreat (Casa de Repouso dos Jesuitas) took 10 years to complete, and resulted in a large, many-roomed building, complete with refectory and chapel.

    Cartuxa White Wine 2018 - DOC Alentejo

    SKU: CAR/WHI/18/CAR
    S$53.50Price
    • Cartuxa white is a blend of Antao Vaz and Arinto, planted in the Eugenio de Almeida vineyards. WWhen the grapes reach the right point of maturation they are carefully picked, de-stalked and gently crushed. Fermantation is in stainless steel vats ad a controlled temperature of 16°C and the wine matures on the lees for a further nine months, with bottonage. 

       

      Served Temperature: 10°C to 12°C

       

      Total Alcohol: 12.5%

       

      Wine Maker Team: Pedro Baptista

       

      Assistant: Duarte Lopes

       

      Portugal Region: DOC Alentejo 

     
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