Infusions

INFUSION SELECTION

Soalheiro está ligado, há mais de 40 anos, à produção de vinho Alvarinho sempre com o foco da biodiversidade e sustentabilidade ambiental.

Esta região tem uma grande tradição de simplicidade no consumo, privilegiando infusões de ervas espontâneas muito saborosas e saudáveis. Essa convergência entre o terroir do vinho e das ervas aromáticas levou-nos a descobrir excelentes ligações entre eles.

HOW TO PREPARE YOUR INFUSION

CUP (APPROXIMATELY 3OCL)

  • Place 1-2 levelled dessert spoons of the infusion in the container
  • Pour in boiling water
  • Cover and leave to rest 5-10 minutes
  • Strain and drink.

1 LITRE

  • Place 3-4 levelled dessert spoons of the infusion in the container
  • Pour in boiling water
  • Cover and let stand for 5-10 minutes
  • Strain and drink.

The stated infusion times are merely indicative.

Try it ... and let your taste dictate the rules!

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ARTICHOKE

Neutral aroma with slight herbaceous and bitter taste. Subtle infusion time (less than 2 minutes). For connoisseurs. 

ARTICHOKE

Neutral aroma with slight herbaceous and bitter taste. Subtle infusion time (less than 2 minutes). For connoisseurs.

Cynara scolymus

Neutral aroma with slight herbaceous and bitter taste.

Subtle infusion time (less than 2 minutes).

For connoisseurs.

PROPERTIES

  • Artichoke leaf is used to treat liver and gallbladder problems.
  • It stimulates the production of bile, protects the liver and helps lower cholesterol levels.
  • Helps in situations of indigestion and poor digestion.

ROSEMARY

Aroma of rosemary, floral, slight balsamic. Intense and long flavour. 

ROSEMARY

Aroma of rosemary, floral, slight balsamic. Intense and long flavour.

Rosmarinus officinalis

Aroma of rosemary, floral, slight balsamic.

Intense and long flavour.

PROPERTIES

  • The aerial parts of rosemary are used to relieve mental fatigue. It can act as a brain stimulant.
  • It is also used to mitigate cough, catarrh and works as an expectorant.
  • It aids digestion.

LEMON BALM

Aroma with a soft and very delicate flavour. We suggest a shorter infusion time and to your liking. 

LEMON BALM

Aroma with a soft and very delicate flavour. We suggest a shorter infusion time and to your liking.

Melissa officinalis

Aroma with a soft and very delicate flavour.

We suggest a shorter infusion time and to your liking.

PROPERTIES

  • Relaxing, anti-depressant, purifying and with strong sedative power.
  • It promotes a sense of general well-being.

CHOCOLATE PEPPERMINT

Menthol aroma and fresh vegetable decongestant. Mint flavour with chocolate traces. 

CHOCOLATE PEPPERMINT

Menthol aroma and fresh vegetable decongestant. Mint flavour with chocolate traces.

Mint x piperita f. citrata 'Chocolate'

Menthol aroma and fresh vegetable decongestant.

Mint flavour with chocolate traces.

PROPERTIES

  • The aerial parts of chocolate peppermint are used in episodes of nausea, morning sickness, indigestion, gastroenteritis, stomach cramps and colds.
  • It can also be used for breathing problems, sinusitis, catarrh and asthma.

SPEARMINT

Spearmint aroma, the aroma of the Minho countryside. Freshness and smoothness. 

SPEARMINT

Spearmint aroma, the aroma of the Minho countryside. Freshness and smoothness.

Mentha spicata

Spearmint aroma, the aroma of the Minho countryside.

Freshness and smoothness.

PROPERTIES

  • Disinfectant, stimulant, muscle relaxant, promotes sensation of general well-being.

LEMON VERBENA

Invigorating, fresh and citrus aroma, mild and smooth flavour with slight astringency. 

LEMON VERBENA

Invigorating, fresh and citrus aroma, mild and smooth flavour with slight astringency.

Aloysia triphylla

Invigorating, fresh and citrus aroma, mild and smooth flavour with slight astringency.

PROPERTIES

  • Lemon verbena has sedative properties, relieves spasms, acidity, indigestion and flatulence in the digestive system. It is also used as a stimulant in situations of lethargy and depression.

STRAWBERRY FIELDS GLOBE AMARANTH

Strong aroma and flavour, with bitter taste. Very short infusion time (less than 4 minutes). 

STRAWBERRY FIELDS GLOBE AMARANTH

Strong aroma and flavour, with bitter taste. Very short infusion time (less than 4 minutes).

Gomphrena haageana

Strong aroma and flavour, with bitter taste.

Very short infusion time (less than 4 minutes).

PROPERTIES

  • The flowers have a relaxing effect and decrease fatigue. It acts as an anti-inflammatory and expectorant, relieving sore throats, hoarseness, laryngitis, bronchitis, aphonia and inflammation of vocal cords.

THYME

Balsamic aroma (wood), astringent taste with a slight bitter (intense) afetrtaste. 

THYME

Balsamic aroma (wood), astringent taste with a slight bitter (intense) afetrtaste.

Thymus vulgaris

Balsamic aroma (wood), astringent taste with a slight bitter (intense) afetrtaste.

PROPERTIES

  • The thyme plant is used for its antiseptic, antifungal, expectorant, tonic, digestive and carminative (reduction of intestinal gases) properties.

LEMON THYME

Citrus aroma. Taste with a balsamic finish, very smooth and fresh. 

LEMON THYME

Citrus aroma. Taste with a balsamic finish, very smooth and fresh.

Thymus x citriodorus

Citrus aroma. Taste with a balsamic finish, very smooth and fresh.

PROPERTIES

  • Used in the treatment of respiratory problems and coughs.
  • Anti-inflammatory effect for the upper respiratory tract and expectorant.