The Companhia Agrícola do Sanguinhal have three different Estates: Quinta do Sanguinhal, Quinta das Cerejeiras and Quinta de São Francisco.
Grapes from Quinta do Sanguinhal are used to produce the following wines: Quinta do Sanguinhal DOC Óbidos, Sôttal and Sanguinhal varietals. Vineyards are planted on gentle slopes of sandy-clay soils. The varieties found on these vineyards are: White – Moscatel Graúdo, Sauvignon Blanc, Vital and Verdelho Red – Castelão, Touriga Nacional, Syrah, Aragonez, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon.
The owners of Quinta do Sanguinhal - the Pereira da Fonseca family - welcome thousand of wine tourists every year.
The estate holds one of the oldest distilleries in the region, with beautiful column copper alembic stills, and old granite cellars with wood and granite screw presses, one of which dating from 1871.
Finally, Quinta do Sanguinhal is where liquor and spirits produced by the company age either in wood barrels or bottles.
Large areas of pear orchards (Pêra Rocha variety) and vineyards make up Quinta das Cerejeiras. One of oldest Portuguese wine brands in the market - the famous Quinta das Cerejeiras Reserva, D.O.C. Óbidos, comes from this estate.
The vineyards are planted on gentle south-facing slopes of sandy-clay soils. Planted varieties are: White – Arinto, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc and Fernão Pires Red – Castelão, Touriga Nacional, Syrah and Aragonez.
Quinta das Cerejeiras is located in the centre of the town of Bombarral and holds the house of the company's founder, Abel Pereira da Fonseca.
Designed by the architect Norte Junior is an ex-libris of Bombarral and a good example of the Portuguese architecture from the first half of the 20th century.
This estate has an old chapel dating from the 16th century, covered with 17th century tiles (azulejos). Following the destruction by fire of the town church at the beginning of the 20th century, the chapel served as local church for Bombarral residents during 40 years, by courtesy of its owners.
The old company office premises is where the wine shop is presently located; it still harbours old oak barrels, weighing scales for casks and other museum pieces relating to wine production and farming.
From the 3 estates owned by Companhia Agrícola do Sanguinhal, Quinta de São Francisco has the largest vine area. It also where the company's wines are produced and bottled. White and red wines Quinta de São Francisco DOC Óbidos come from this estate.
Quinta de São Francisco vineyards are planted on steep slopes of clayish soils, facing west and south. The varieties found on these vineyards are: White - Arinto, Alvarinho and Fernão Pires Red – Castelão, Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, Syrah, Aragonez, Petit Verdot, Calladoc and Cabernet Sauvignon Grapes from this estate reach high degree of ripeness, giving rise to excellent liquor wines.