Verdejo Negro is the most scarce ink grape of Cangas. It is a very old breed with a long history in the vineyards of Europe, which is known as Trousseau in France (Jura), Bastard in Portugal (Madeira) and in other areas of Spain, such as Merenzao (Galicia) or Maturana (Rioja) . It is estimated that he arrived in Cangas during the 11th century, accompanying the Benedictine monks who inhabited since its foundation, the Monastery of Corias.
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It is a grape of early ripening, sufficient tannic load and high acidity, which adapts better than any to northern, maritime and fresh climates. This wine includes a selection of southeast exposure estates, with bush vines of more than 60 years and limited production, which result in a truly elegant and unique wine. The harvest took place at the beginning of October 2018 after a fresh and rainy spring and summer, which produced fragrant and fresh wines, with a great capacity for evolution in the bottle. Aged with its days for six months and without touching the wood so that it does not reduce the prominence of the variety.
Escolinas Verdejo Negro is a super special wine due to the shortage of this variety, but above all for its balance between simplicity, elegance and perfume. You may have more notes in common with wines made in northern Europe than with any other Spanish region.