September is one of the most important and exciting times of the year, especially if we talk about Albariño wine and the D.O. Rías Baixas. In Condes de Albarei and Pazo Baión everything is ready for the 2019 vintage, which we begin within the planned time and in which we will reap the fruits of the hard work done by our winemakers throughout the season.
After a thorough supervision, the technical team of Condes de Albarei has already given the approval to start the harvest, which begins in our vineyards on Friday, September 13 with the grapes at the optimum ripening time and with a balance perfect. The clusters are selected and cut delicately manually, depositing the fruits in small plastic boxes that are quickly taken to the cellar so that they arrive in a perfect state.
In this campaign, which will last for two weeks, the clusters and especially the fruits are smaller than usual, which favors an increase in aromas. Although the quantities harvested are expected to be slightly lower than other years, everything indicates that it will be an excellent harvest that will allow the production of high quality wines.
The uniqueness of the Pazo Baión winery, due to the advanced age of the vines and their different orientations as well as their granite soil; they cause the grape harvest to be slightly delayed with respect to Condes de Albarei, so it will not begin until Tuesday, September 17. Despite this, the technicians of our winery indicate that the quality of the grapes is excellent, which will lead to a great harvest in terms of quality. If any time is good to visit the farm of Pazo Baión, doing so during the harvest is even more special, since the visit allows you to see closely the work of the grape harvest and feel the emotion of the harvest live. To visit us during these weeks of hard work, you just have to contact us at 636 800 234 or write to firstname.lastname@example.org