The Douro is an imposing region, but at the same time demanding, and the year of 2020 was no exception. Generally considered a hot and dry year, it required constant monitoring and care throughout the growing season. The first challenge occurred thanks to the hot, rainy spring, which contributed to the development of diseases. The lower fertility, and consequently less bunches, resulted in a significantly lower production than the previous years. Excessive heat during summer also contributed to this low return. A year characterized by a short harvest, which occurred under normal rainfall conditions. Despite all the challenges, the wines show incredible concentration and well-balanced acidity and alcohol levels.