The estate occupies an area of 30 acres, 25 of which are used to cultivate the native grape variety “Godello”. The rest of the property is occupied by the winery, built in 1995, and an ancient magical chestnut wood in the northern part of the terrain.
The winery is set within the Valdeorras appellation, and what makes Bodegas “Á Tapada” stand out, is the way that both Madam Carmen Guitian, in administration, and Senén Guitian who cultivates the vines, attain along with the leading edge vilification used in the winery. These wines with such a marked personality and excellent quality, and the Guitians have been pioneering in the growing of this variety of grape having them worthy of the most important international accolades.
The Guitian wines are produced with grapes grown only on the “Á Tapada” estate and the size of the winery is governed by the amount of grapes produced in situ, thus allowing the winery to be classified as an Estate Winery, where the nature of the vine producing ecosystem manifests itself in the wines made on “Á Tapada”.
The enologist Pepe Hidalgo and his colleague Ana Martin are both in charge of the making of the wines on the estate since the winery was founded, and along with the late Ramón Guitian, they designed the winery.
Guitian’s winemakers of renowned prestige are the authors of numerous Red and White Spanish wines, many of them to be found in Galicia and in other reputed wine producing areas such as: Rioja, Ribera del Duero, Cigales, País Vasco, Emportdá, La Mancha, Utiel-Requena, Cantabria, Mallorca, Tenerife, etc.