Salnés – the heart of Rías Baixas

The views of Salnes from the Castrove mountains

New attention is being paid to this region, with insiders and foreigners jockeying for a share of its old vines. Above, the view of Salnés from the Castrove mountains. For tasting notes and producer profiles, see Salnés producers and their wines.

Receiving a call from Xoán Cannas is always a guarantee that good wine is approaching. We have been collaborating for years at INGAVI, the Galician sommelier school of which he is the director.

‘Ferran, we have prepared a visit for you now when you come this year. We would like to show you the heart of the Rías...