Designation of Origin: Monterrei
Grape variety: Mencía
Alcohol: 13% Vol
Capacity: 1,5 L
The winery is located in the basin of the Douro River and into it flows the Támega River, which crosses the Monterrei region from north to south.
It has a Mediterranean climate with hot, dry summers and cold winters. The area presents considerable thermal oscillations, of up to 30º during the ripening season.
As for the soils, in the region of Monterrei three types of soils are present: Slate and schistose, Granitic and Sandy and Sedimentary.
The result of the slaty and schistose soils, suitable during times of drought, is the aromatic red wine Mencía D.O.Monterrei