Rodrigo Méndez Cíes is a monovarietal Albariñowhite wine from the D.O. Rías Baixas produced by Bodegas y Viñedos Rodrigo Méndez.
Bodegas y Viñedos Rodrigo Méndez is a small winery located in Meaño, Pontevedra. It works with stainless tanks and 600 and 225 litre barrels. It produces very few bottles a year, following traditional methods of processing. Rodríguez Méndez owns 1.5 hectares of vineyards in the town of Meaño.
The grapes for Rodrigo Méndez Cíes come from different Albariño vineyards located in the town of Meaño. Their strains are between 30 and 70 years old, and the soils are granitic and sandy. The grapes are fermented in stainless tanks and barrels or foudres. The final wine is aged for 6 months in well-used barrels. Only 8,000 bottles are produced.
Rodrigo Méndez Cíes perfectly combines maturity and freshness. It is intense, mineral, vibrant, complex and lingering on the palate.