The winery is located in the municipality of A Rúa (Ourense province) in the DO area of Valdeorras
. It was founded in 2004 by Rafael Palacios. His older brother Álvaro Palacios
is the legendary winemaker from the Priorato area
in Catalonia. The vineyards cover 20 hectares of vineyards, some of which are tiny, terraced 35 plots or sites (Galician "Sortes") on sandy, slate and granite soils at over 700 metres above sea level in the Valle del Bibei, which is crossed by the Sil (tributary of the Miño). These are for example 1920, Caneiros, Castineiro, Chao do Couso, Coalleira, Encarnacion, Falcoeira, Olivar, O Serro, O Soro, dos Santos, Valdanta, Valdauga, Valverde and Venta.