Almost everything we know about Bernardo Estevez’s wines for now has been posted here! Bernardo Estevez is based in the Ribeiro and is revered by the handful of Galician natural winemakers we know for his work in the vineyard while being totally modest about his wines. He makes far too few bottles but they’re as … Continue reading Bernardo Estevez information posted!
Appellation: Ribeiro. Cuvée: Chanselus Castes Tintas. Colour: Red. Grapes: Trincadeira, Carabuñeira, Caiño Datera, Espadeiro, Brancelão, Ferról, Sousán and 5 others, mostly Caiño family. About: Brancelão for floral, red fruit, Ferról is tannic, rustic, strong, vinous, Trincadeira is sweet, vinous, high in acidity, happy, Sousán is strong, high in acidity, tannic, vegetal, Carabuñeira is particularly interesting, … Continue reading Bernardo Estévez Ribeiro Chanselus Castes Tintas
Appellation: Ribeiro. Cuvée: Chanselus Blanco. Colour: White. Grapes: Lado, Treixadura, Albillo, Godello and others. About: very fine and delicate but intense and exciting expression of indigenous grapes from Galicia from one of the hardest and smartest working producers in Galicia. Lado is high acid, Treixadura low acid. Vines Location: from many terraced plots in two … Continue reading Bernardo Estévez Ribeiro Chanselus Castes Brancas
Who: Bernardo Estévez. What: D.O. Ribeiro. Where: Arnoia, Ribadavia, Galicia, Spain. When: Since 2009. The Story “I only bottle my work in the vineyard” says Bernardo Estévez. Few vigneron express outwardly as little interest in what happens in the cellar as Bernardo Estévez although it’s clear that he likes very much what he finds in … Continue reading Bernardo Estévez
Almost everything we know about Antonio Míguez Amil’s wines for now has been posted here! Antonio Míguez Amil makes just one red wine, a fine, cool Ribeiro in Galicia called Boas Vides (good vines), from around six indigenous varieties, organically farmed on ancient stone terraces, on largely granite soils.
Appellation: Ribeiro. Cuvée: Boas Vides. Colour: Red. Grapes: Brancellao, Caiño Longo, Caiño da Terra, Sousón, Ferrón, Espadeiro, Carabuñeira. About: Antonio’s first and only red wine, just 1200 bottles made in the first year, 2016, made from what is here a classic blend of local grapes and which truly reflects the great traditions of this region. … Continue reading Antonio Míguez Amil Ribeiro Boas Vides
Who: Antonio Míguez Amil. What: D.O. Ribeiro. Where: Ribadavia, Galicia, Spain. When: Since 2016. The Story Antonio Míguez Amil has run the tourist office in the pretty town of Ribadavia since 1993 and displays a vast knowledge of the culture and history of this region. He comes from a family that made wine between 1820 … Continue reading Antonio Míguez Amil