La Quinta del Obispo
Fifth Bishop sits on the ancient vineyards of Don Antolin Lopez, Archbishop of Tarragona in the early twentieth century. Don Antolin was loved and respected by the people of Albares of the Bank and in his honor we call our vineyard “Quinta del Obispo”
Located in an area of exceptional beauty, on a ridge of sandy soil and arzillo-south orientation, Quinta del Obispo is one of the best vineyards in the wine region of Bierzo.
Our vineyard and winery is located in the Ribera Albares, locality of the town of Torre del Bierzo, in the province of León. Its origins date back to the ninth century with the establishment of the Monastery of St. Mary and St. Martin.
Land of great wine tradition, currently different grape varieties are grown, essences in the tradition and procedures, without ignoring the latest technological advances.
In the Fifth Bishop grow eight different varieties of grapes for our best wines.
We give each of our wines dedication, time and attention needed to make them unique.
For winemaking is a good raw material required, why our grapes are harvested manually in the vineyards of the "Quinta del Obispo", passing directly from the winery. This process, performed daily in harvest season, ensures the freshness of the berry and control of the winemaking process from time zero, well as a more thorough check of the quality.
Once fermentation processes have completed, wines Bordeaux barrels go to the best French and American oak. The function of the barrel is to control oxygen ingress and good wine aging.
Quinta del Obispo has an exceptional vineyard where up to eight different varieties of grapes are grown to produce our finest wines.
In Fifth Bishop cultivate:
In the near future we will see two fairs in the region of Bierzo