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“Serradayres” is a century-old brand existent since 1897.
“Count” Castro de Guimarães was the creator of “Serradayres” having recurred to the
most specialized winemakers of the time. Following are some of the prizes obtained
by “Serradayres” that give the true testimony of the historical and qualitative wealth
of this brand since ever: 1900 Gold Medal, Paris; 1904 – Grand Prize, S.Luis; 1908 –
Grand Prize , Rio de Janeiro; 1963 – Gold Medal, Lisbon; 1975 – Gold Medal,
Bratislava; 2008 – Gold Medal, Tejo region – Portugal.
Serradayres comes from the “Tejo” region from the single estate of the Enoport Group in this area –
“Quinta S. Joao Batista” , S. João Batista Estate ( in the map bellow).
 S. João Batista Estate has a total area of around 115
hectares, of which 85 ha are planted with vineyards.
 The vines are growing in an integrated production system.
 Among the varietals planted the majority are for red wines
(around 76 ha) .
 Traditional Portuguese varietals: Castelão, Trincadeira Preta,
Touriga Nacional and Touriga Franca (60%).
 International varietals: Syrah, Alicante Bouschet and
Cabernet Sauvignon (40%).
Is certified for the production of wines with the DoTejo DOC
Appellation and Tejo Regional Wine.
About “Tejo” region
The Tejo region extends along the fertile plains and has a gentle climate, heavily
influenced by the River Tagus running through it.
Vines are planted throughout the tree distinct areas of the region:
• The lush riverbank fields (Campo) ideal to the whites.
• The limestone area north of the River (Bairro) ideal for the reds.
• The sandy soils south of the River (Charneca) which induce an harmonization both
for white and red wines.
The Ribatejo plains are studded with bulls and horses, reared for bullfighting , a sport
which is the lifeblood whose culture dominates the region.
Grape varietals
It’s considered one of Portugal’s finest grapes. Touriga Nacional gives inky wines, full-
bodied, powerful with exceptional aromas. It frequently shows blackberry, blueberry,
rock rose and rosemary notes. Its renown has caused because its spread throughout all
regions from the northernmost corners down to the Algarve.
Touriga Nacional wines age well and gain aromatic complexity with barrel aging.
The most widely-grown red grape variety in Portugal. It is highly adaptable to different
climate conditions and its remarkable versatility enables winemakers to make distinctive
wines – powerful and intense for lengthy cellaring.
It gives body to aromatic, fruity wines with a floral tendency leaning towards vegetal
when there has not been enough maturation. One of its distinctive features is high
natural acidity, a desirable and necessary feature for the hot Alentejo lands. Trincadeira
has a traditional association with Aragonez, forming one of the most complementary
partnerships in Alentejo blended wines.
Regional Tejo
Predominant in red fruits, with Cherry, Blueberry, Raspberry and Cassis
prevailing. The wild fruits and the toast nuances complete this bouquet.
Fruity flavour, smooth, well-structured and harmonious.
It’s ideal to accompany grilled red meats or with sauces, game and
structured cheeses.
Berliner Wein Trophy
Concours Mondial de Bruxelles
Concurso de Vinhos Engarrafados do Tejo/3º Bottled Wine Competition of
Tejo Region
International Wine and Spirit Competition
Revista Wine Enthusiast
89 scores
International Wine Challenge
Grape varietals
One of the Portuguese oldest indigenous varieties, it is spread to most wine regions given its
adaptability to different soils and climates. Arinto, known also as Pedernã in Vinho Verde wine
region, has very good acidity as one of its key features (giving good freshness to the wines)
combined with structure and a velvety feel. Its aroma is relatively discreet, with mineral
notes, green apples and lemons. Arinto is responsible for wines that evolve very well in bottle,
acquiring elegance and complexity.
It’s one of Portugal’s most planted grapes. It’s na aromatic variety – you might detect scents
and flavors of lime, lemon, roses and other flowers, tangerines, oranges…and it’s best drunk
young. It is also very versatile, used both as a single variety or blended.
Regional Tejo
Young aroma. orange blossom, citrus and melissa prevailing. Tropical
fruits nuances, hazelnut and toasts.
Fruity, fresh, balanced and harmonious.
To drink as an aperitif or accompanying fish, seafood and grilled white
meats delicacies.
Berliner Wein Trophy – GOLD
Concurso Vinhos Engarrafados do Tejo 2011 - GOLD
Concurso Mundial de Bruxelas - SILVER
International Wine & Spirit Competition – SILVER BEST IN CLASS
Decanter World Wine Awards - BRONZE
International Wine Challenge - COMMENDED
Concurso Mundial de Bruxelas
International Wine Challenge