Ribeira Sacra in Galicia has mainly red wines. However, we also have white wines as far as Galician wines are concerned. Yes indeed, those that are white have a good volume in the mouth, aromatic and fruity.
Remember that Ribeira Sacra is one of the five Denominations of Origin that exist, of the wines from Galicia. It offers finished wines that are unique and very fruity for which it manages to have a high demand, given its great quality thanks to its origin.
D.O. Ribeira Sacra was created in 1996 and is one of the most recommended Ribeira Sacra appellations from the region. This zone is a wine-growing area that covers an area of 2,500 hectares of vineyards.
This extension represents 5.2% of the land dedicated to the grapevine in Galician territory, encompassing parishes and 20 municipalities located on the river banks of the Miño and Sil, north of Ourense and south of the province of Lugo. It is grouped into five different subzones: Amandi, Chantada, Quiroga-Bibei, Ribeiras do Miño and Ribeiras do Sil.
Ribeira Sacra Galicia is characterised by a variety of special and most demanded wines, by the most exquisite consumers of this type of beverage. And it is that, our Galician wines prevail for their aroma, flavour and finish, all thanks to the fact that it is a Ribeira Sacra denomination of origin from the favourites.
One of the differentiating characteristics of the ribeira sacra is that only local varieties are cultivated on its banks. There is nothing artificial here but yes a lot of essence in some strains perfectly adapted to the particular orography and climatology of the area. attentive and aware of this differentiation, the regulatory council protects the wines made, exclusively with grapes of the following varieties:
Our Ribeira Sacra wine has the Mencía variety since it is one of the most cultivated varieties of Ribeira Sacra Galicia. They are characterised by being one of the Galician wines with an intense, bright and cherry red colour with purple shaded rim.
This causes a very pleasant sensation on the nose with a moderately strong fruity aroma in a medium-long duration. Of course, the taste it leaves in the mouth is nice.
With a well-balanced acidity, these wines have a high alcohol content and correct tannins. The result is a tasty wine, often meaty, and even slightly astringent. Elegant and fruity finish with a moderately intense aftertaste of ripe red fruits and prolonged persistence.
Discover our variety in terms of reds and whites in Ribeira Sacra from Galicia, we can assure you that they are going to surprise you in a very pleasant way.