Carlos Manuel Blanco, 1975, (Leiro, Ourense), from an early age, due to his restless and enterprising personality, has led him to have extensive experience in the world of viticulture and oenology.
At the end of his EGB, he started mechanics at an institute in the area, as the course progressed, he knew that this was not his path, his path was the land, the climate, viticulture and oenology, thus he continued with what he lived in his house since he was born carried in his blood the tradition of the BLANCOTE family, O Ribeiro whose link with the world of wine is centenary.
Trained at A Granxa in Ponteareas as a winemaker and graduating as an agri-food engineer at the University of Vigo, he continues his training making wines in Galicia, Portugal, France and Chile, he is a chameleon professional with an unstoppable career, who makes wines with a personality that different from others.
He is passionate about viticulture, an artist in the winery whose main ingredient comes from the lands that he cares with his hands, the grapes, with which he paints pictures, his wines, a researcher, a man of wine, a free soul, a tireless seeker, humble, of the people, man of action, of the world, traveled and hardened already in the experience of a thousand and one battles. Carlos Blanco, is not deceived, continues on his way, on his feet, working with his hands, looking at the ground, without losing the sky, looking at the sea, the horizon, without losing his way, without losing that authentic direction that they mark heart beats…
Just as he is, he makes very limited productions, non-standardized wines, white and red wines with autochthonous varieties, wines that express what they are, letting each vintage be different, which gives his wines an unmistakable stamp and identity.
In 2010 he started his project, together with Eva Bermúdez, a project called adegas do REXURDIR, it began in the Rias Baixas Denomination of Origin and expanded in 2017 to the Ribeiro Denomination of Origin and the thing is not here.