The art of making wine in the Canary Islands
Vega de Yuco Canaria is a traditional wine cellar that exudes authenticity and innovation. The winery reveals some genuine wines, very expressive and unique personality.
our winery, Wines integrated in the Regulatory Council of the Designation of Origin Lanzarote, combines for more than two decades: great craft tradition, technology and innovation, to create wines of outstanding quality in different ranges.
Where? In a privileged location on the island of Lanzarote. the winery, surrounded by volcanoes, It is located in the middle of the back of Tese, a 1 kilometer of the village Masdache and towards the town of Tias, next to Volcanoes Natural Park and Protected Landscape La Geria. A paradise like the island of Lanzarote the artist and sculptor Canario, César Manrique, define knew well, «For me, It was the most beautiful place on earth ... and I realized that, if they were able to see it through my eyes, then they think like me».
When? When the volcanic eruptions of Timanfaya fertile land razed, between 1730 and 1736. The farmers, in order to preserve moisture and protect plants from such extreme weather conditions, they covered with fragmented washed, lapili, acreage. Thus reborn island of volcanic ash and cultivation of the vine with unique and exclusive varieties such as Malvasia Volcánica.
Who? The winegrowers, heroes who sought not only excellence but they found. Inquiring without fear, with courage and effort and passion possessed by those who know their environment and respect. Encountering entry distinguishes and differentiates the extraordinary nature of what it is not. Digging deep holes to reach the fertile soil to plant the vine. Thus developing the art of making wine. The thread that unites heaven and earth. The gap with the top.
How? Using natural resources and technical development and cultivation native. Undermining on themselves, in most recondite of his heart to the time in the bowels of the ground, his land Canaria. Understanding that the character, respect and affection of his hands, It is the one that would move with care and passion extraordinary and unique floor declared Biosphere Reserve and UNESCO World Geopark.
What? The Lanzarote grapes designation of origin (D.O.). The secret of a fruit with Name; prefiloxéricas own varieties Island. Strains which give our wines excellence in volcanic Malvasia and the Negro list, predominant in our elaborations, as well as others like Diego and Moscatel grapes. A craft raw material transformed into a extraordinary wine.
Why? Because the delve deeper into the mystery of own life the nature wisest not only discover what was there but what could turn out to be. A phenomenon of the inimitable nature that would lead to an exceptional and unique wine heritage; vides, lava and volcanoes. A perfect combination of dedication, effort and passion.
For what? To make the experience still remain, fixed, unmovable in the retina of those who see beyond looking. This moment in which: «came, landscape and cellar"Mingle on the palate, becoming tradition, Culture and art.
For whom it is? Suitable only for those who expect the unexpected. For those who are discovered to an overwhelming space and sublime. From Robert Louis Stevenson, «[…]elegance on the palate», Herman Melville through which he referred to his, «quality», hasta William Shakespeare, «[…]a wonderfully pungent wine».
But you have to get here and be conquered, so that we are not always U.S those who choose, but is the wine itself of Bodegas Vega de Yuco who choose us.