The 2021 harvest started on the 17th of August in the Setúbal Peninsula, José de Sousa (Reguengos) on the 9th of August and on the 22nd of August in the Douro.
Setúbal Peninsula – rain way below normal (still under drought conditions), mild temperatures throughout growing season. Quality is considered excellent very similar
Vinho Verde – temperatures were lower than average and rainfall was higher than previous years. The yields were lower than historical ones and quality will be very good.
José de Sousa (Reguengos) – rainfall was above average and temperatures lower. It is estimated an increase in production quantity and quality is excellent very similar to 2017
Douro Superior – rain below normal, mild temperature throughout the growing season. Challenging vintage due to rain during the harvest that will result in heterogeneous quality.