Mar de Envero
Mar de Envero
Envero means veraison. In his off time, Miguel (he goes by Manyo) surfs the cold waters off the Galician coast. So he has waves on his mind. One day while looking out over the rolling green vineyards during the time of Veraison, he was reminded of the ocean and sets of waves coming in. Thus, Mar de Envero. Sea of Veraision.
They currently farm 6.5 HA of vineyards and produce 2 wines. The Mar de Envero is the wine that Miguel started this winery in order to make. It is 100% Albariño with a little skin contact and extended lees aging. The Troupe is a classic version of Albariño. Both are very pure and acid driven wines that speak of the ocean.
Mar de Envero "Troupe" Albariño Rías Baixas 2015
A classic, acid driven rendition of Albariño from Mar de Envero. Vinified and aged in steel - the tension in this wine reminds us of Riesling - but with a vinous nod to both the sand and sea.
Mar de Envero Albariño Rías Baixas 2014
A unique example of this grape and this region. Aged 9 months on lees. This wine does not exhibit the classic lemon-lime personality of Albariño. Rather it goes deeper into the ocean and the earth, foregoing primary fruit for something more bass note - more textured. There is richness, but there is acid and fruit and salt and mineral as well. A very cool wine.