Eira Dos Mouros
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Region/ Sub-Region: Spain, D.O. Ribeiro, Avia valley.
Grapes: 100% Treixadura.
Vineyard: 100% estate fruit.
Soil: Granite, Sand, and Slate.
Vinification: Grape selection is done at the vineyard, then cold maceration of the whole grape cluster. Pressed and fermented at low temperatures in stainless steel tanks. Stabilized for some months in vats until it’s bottled in June.
Nose: Fresh, vivid, bright, with notes of exotic tropical fruits, mango and quince.
Taste: A pleasant and long finish with beautiful minerality. Lovely purity of fruit. Finishes with floral notes and spice.
Color: Very bright straw yellow with greenish gleams.
Gastronomy: Perfect with salty fish, such as sardines, or mackerel.
Eira dos Mouros is Galician language. Eira translates to Medicine woman or Chaman, which are still present in every town in Galicia. These Chamans resembled nature doctors. Mouros translates to little walls for wine terraces. These words combined, Eira Dos Mouros, translates to “The Medicine woman of the walled terraced vineyard.”