Nose: Clean. Dark fruit & floral aromas; dark cherries, violets dry roses, & mixed spices.
Palate: Dry. Medium-bodied, lightness with very fine tannins. Earthy minerality with sour cherry notes and a spicy, long finish.
Vinification: This is a wine crafted entirely from indigenous varieties, in the warmest and driest appellation of Galicia. With minimal intervention, Jose Luis Mateo showcases this unique terroir, highlighting the freshness and minerality of Monterrei, which is the region that is furthest from the Atlantic Ocean. A field blend, fermented in whole bunches with native yeasts in wooden vats. Aged 14 months in barrique.
Recommended Food Pairing: Roast duck with blackberry or wild cherry sauce, veal sausage with apples, or roast chicken with wild herbs.