Produced using grapevines planted in 1975 and grown on limestone and granite soils, lying at between 450 and 550 metres above sea level. Harvested manually and fermented in stainless steel tanks.
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The Bodegas Avanthia winery is located on the slate soil hillsides of the area of Valdeorras in Galicia. The name of this area comes from the fact that Romans mined gold here (Val-de-oras roughly means 'golden valley' in Latin). Nowadays, its terroir is ideal for two of the most important indigenous grape varieties in Spain: the Godello and Mencia grapes. Jorge Ordóñez was the first wine merchant to introduce the Godello grape to the USA and for many years he was the only...