Producer Profile

Gregory Perez

The meticulous sourcing of grapes for Brezo Blanco spans various plots, each contributing unique characteristics to the final blend. From the clay-based soils of Valtuille and Villafranca to the stony terrain of Carracedo and the slate-rich vineyards of Espanillo, each site imparts its own distinct imprint on the wine. In Valtuille and Villafranca, the clay soils lend a sense of depth and richness to the grapes, fostering a luscious mouthfeel and rounded texture in the resulting wine. Meanwhile, the stony terroir of Carracedo contributes a minerality and structure that adds complexity and depth to the blend, anchoring it with a firm backbone and a sense of terroir-driven authenticity.

Where The Wines Come From

El Bierzo

El Bierzo, nestled in the northwest of Spain, is gaining recognition for its natural winemaking practices and distinctive wines. Situated in the province of León, El Bierzo benefits from a unique microclimate influenced by the Atlantic Ocean and the surrounding mountains. The region's diverse terroir, with slate and clay soils, provides an ideal environment for cultivating indigenous grape varieties such as Mencía and Godello. Natural winemakers in El Bierzo prioritize organic and biodynamic farming methods, eschewing chemical additives and pesticides in favor of sustainable viticulture. By focusing on minimal intervention in the cellar and allowing for natural fermentation, they produce wines that reflect the region's terroir and the purity of the fruit. El Bierzo's natural wines are known for their freshness, complexity, and expression of fruit flavors, with Mencía offering vibrant red berry notes, and Godello presenting crisp acidity and floral aromatics. As the demand for authentic and terroir-driven wines continues to grow, El Bierzo remains a promising region in the natural wine movement, offering a taste of Spain's rich winemaking tradition and commitment to sustainability with every bottle.