The family-owned bodega is in the heart of Valtuille de Abajo in the family property. It has been refurbished after several years of being in a derelict condition.
Being licensed since 1976, its main purpose has been as a winery despite being abandoned over several years.
The original concrete deposits have been replaced by seven stainless steel tanks with capacities between 500 and 3000 litres where the fermentations of every single plot are done separately. Also, 28 French oak casks are used for the wine ageing process. The winery has a room full of barrels which is used for the ageing process of the wine that comes from the latest harvest.
TANKS & BARRELS:
For the 2018 vintage the following deposits and barrels were used:
- 2 x 3000 litres VI LOF (COBOS y SANPELAYO)
- 1 x 2500 litres VI LOF (OLIVAR)
French oak barrels:
- 4 x 225 litres Chardonnay
- 24 x 225 litres Tintos
- 4 x 500 litres Tintos
The main family plots are mainly located in Valtuille de Abajo and the newly acquired vineyards in Villalibre de la Jurisdicción.
The ten hectares the family owns are mainly old vines of Mencía and other native varieties like Garnacha Bouchet, Palomino o Doña Blanca, minority varieties planted by the ancestors in the centenary plots.
Two hectares in Valtuille de Abajo were planted 25 years ago mainly with Chardonnay and Mencía.
In Villalibre de la Jurisdicción, most of the abandoned plots were retrieved and grafted with the autochthonous variety of Godello. This is a land currently in expansion.
The family plots are grouped together in several spots in each of the two villages:
Valtuille de Abajo:
- El Foco
- Las Hortes
- Mata de los pardos
- El olivar
- El Agro
- El Couso
- El Pedregal
- El Toral
- La Rata
Villalibre de la Jurisdicción: