A wine of tribute. The handover of a torch, of knowledge, of passion. From Fernando Guedes to his children and grandchildren. A wine celebrating a vineyard of dreams and the Douro at its very best.
“Legado is more than just a wine: it is a testimonial to the knowledge and skill handed down by my father, which I now leave for future generations of our family.” Fernando Guedes (1930-2018)
To create the best wines, we combine science with technology and winemakers who put all their knowledge into each brand, with dedication and passion.
When he joined the team of master Fernando Nicolau de Almeida in 1989, Luís Sottomayor knew he was in the right place to be part of producing the Douro's very best wines. His academic career took him to France and Australia, while today, recognised for his skill and the quality of his work, he leads Sogrape's Douro winemaking team, responsible for wines such as the mythic Barca-Velha and the famous vintages of Porto Ferreira and Sandeman Tawnies.