DO RIAS BAIXAS

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LOCATION: In the southwestern area of the province of Pontevedra, encompasses five distinct divisions: Val do Salnés, O Rosal, County Tea, Soutomaior and Ribeira do Ulla.

CLIMATE: 

Atlantic, with mild temperatures in moderate the influence of the sea, high humidity and abundant rainfall (the average is around 1,600 mm). Following the course of Minho (County Tea), the rains diminish Consequently, the grape ripens earlier.

SOIL:

shallow and slightly acidic type two form favorable soil for quality wines. The predominant rock is grani- to and only in the concellos of Sanxenxo, Rosal and Thyme is possible to find a narrow band of metamorphic rocks. In all subzones are frequent quaternary deposits.

GRAPE VARIETIES:

White: albariño (majority), white loureira or marquis, treixadura and white caíño; Torrontés and Godello.
Red: caíño red, castañal, espadeiro, loureira ink, Sousón, Mencia, loureira ink and brancellao.