Casa Ermelinda Freitas’ ‘Setúbal Superior Roxo’ Moscatel was considered the best Portuguese wine in Japan.
“Casa Ermelinda Freitas won with its fortified wine ‘CEF Moscatel de Setúbal Roxo Superior 2010’, the two great distinctions of best fortified wine of the competition and the best Portuguese wine” in the ‘Wine Challenge 2019’, says a statement from the wine producer”.
In the same competition, Casa Ermelinda Freitas won a total of 18 medals (4 gold, 7 silver and 7 bronze), highlighting the medals and gold obtained by ‘Syrah Reserva 2017’, ‘Rocksand Shiraz 2017’, ‘Dona Ermelinda Branco 2018’ and ‘Moscatel Roxo Superior 2010’. For the management of the company, beyond the recognition, it is a reinforcement of the notoriety and quality of the Casa Ermelinda Freitas brand at a national and international level”.
“We are looking forward to the best year of Casa Ermelinda Freitas, which saw its year began with the award, assigned to the sparkling ‘Casa Ermelinda Freitas Bruto Branco’ was considered one of the World’s 50 Best Sparkling Wine of 2019, the award of the National Prize of Agriculture in the Business Category and also highlighting the European producer of the year award by the Sommelier Wine Awards (SWA)”, commends.
Casa Ermelinda Freitas has been engaged in wine production since 1920. The 445 hectares of vineyards are located in Fernando Pó, a privileged area in the Palmela region.
It is on these sandy soils that Castelão, known in the region as Periquita, thrives. The characteristic varietal of the Setúbal Peninsula makes up 40% of the vineyards of Casa Ermelinda Freitas.
In total there are 27 varietals planted over an area the size of 445 soccer fields and 9 million liters of wine produced per year. Since 1999 Casa Ermelinda Freitas has won over 1000 national and international awards.