Denominación de Origen Monterrei
Monterrei D.O. is the youngest Galician Designation of Origin, is located in South-Eastern part of the province of Ourense with an average altitude of 600m above sea level on slate soils and with a continental climate wich is on a rift valley transition between Northwest and the Spanish peninsular plateau.
Within this D.O. is found the oldest winepress of Galicia, which demonstrates the growing vines in this valley since immemorial times. Because of all this, in the last 20 years the recovery of native varieties Godello and Mencia. Parallel to this varietal conversion, processes such as concentrations of plots and plantations explain why modern Monterrei is the appellation of Galicia began with a future more promising.