🇪🇸SPAINCastile & Leon


CASTILE & LEON IS   DO.- 11     VP.- 0    VC.- 1    @Leon

  • BLANCO= Albillo Mayor(Indigenous), Malvasia Castellana AKA=Dona Blanca, Palomino, Verdejo(Indigenous), Viura AKA=Macabeo
    • International Chardonnay, Moscatel de Grano Menudo AKA=Muscat Blanc a Petits Grains, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc
  • TINTO= Tinto Fino(Indigenous)65%, AKA=Tempranillo/ Tinto del Pais, Bobal, Brancellao, Caino, Estaladina, Garnacha, Juan Garcia, Mencia AKA=Jean, Merenzao, Monastrell, Pardina, Planta Mula, Prieto Picudo, Rufete, Tintorera, Trousseau
    • International Alicante Bouschet, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Merlot

GEOGRAPHY Spain(North-Interior), REGION-Castile & Leon, LATITUDE: 41.8° N

  • PROVINCES-Avila, Leon, Valladolid, Burgos, Palencia, Salamanca, Segovia, Soria, Valladolid, Zamora
  • Sub-Zones/ DO.’s– Arlanza DO., Arribes DO., Bierzo DO., Cigales DO., Ribero del Duero DO., Rueda DO., Sierra de Salamanca DO., Cebreros DO., Tierra de Leon DO., Tierra de Zamora DO., Toro DO., Valle de Benavente DO., Valtiendas DO.
    • VC.’s Cebreros VC., Sierra de Salamanca VC., Valles de Benavente VC., Valtiendas VC., Vino de la /Tierra de Castilla & Leon

TOPOGRAPHY FEATURES- Flat/ Rolling/ Hilly/ Plateau, +Alt. 600mt.-1,2000mt.

  • On~Arlaza/ Risuerga/ Tormes~Rivers~Tributary~Duero~River~
  • BASIN/ Duero River-   Shaped by Erosion Back In the Miocene Period 23 Million to 5 Million Years Ago.
  • MESETA PLATEAU  AKA=Meseta Central Plateu
    • Geography- Iberian Peninsula(North-Central), Rimmed and Dissected by Mountain Ranges.
      • Leon Mountains(West), Cordillera Cantabrian Mountains(North), Sistema Central Mountains(Sierra de Gredos/ Sierra de  Guaderrama)(South), Iberian Mountains(Sierra de la Demanda)(East)

SOILS Metamorphic, Sedimentary, Sand, Limestone, Gravel, Riverbed Stone

CLIMATE Continental,  *Summers– Hot/ Dry   |   *Winters– Cold/ Wet

VINICULTURE75,000 ha. Planted

  • Clarete- Traditional Light/ Fresh Wine.
    • +BLEND/+25% Red Grapes Fermented With Wine Grapes. Often Field Blends Picked Early to Retain Acidity.
    • Pale to Darker Depending On Maceration Time. Sometimes Aged On Lees In Barrels.

VINICULTURE

  • Still,  Sparkling,  Fortified,  Flor(Palido(Pale) & Dorado(Golden)
    • +Blended/ +Aged/ Solera System, Damajuanas(Glass Demijohns)

CULTURE

  • GASTRONOMY… Roasted Suckling Pig, Lamb, Pigeon, Almonds
    • CHEESE… Sheep(Churra & Castellana Breeds), Monte Enebro(Goat/ Semi-Soft), Valdeon(Cow/ Blue), Leonora

**Refer to SPAIN/ Home For Detailed Information On Spain as a Country.



BIERZO DO.     @Villafranca Bierzo

  • BLANCO= Palomino 17%, Godello 4%, Dona Branco 3%, Malvasia
  • TINTO= Mencia 66%, Garnacha 2%, Brancellao, Caino, Merenzao, Tintorera, Trousseau
    • International Alicante Bouschet
  • GEOGRAPHY- Spain, REGION-Castile & Leon(North-West), BORDERS-GaliciaRegion(West)
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Flat/ Rolling/ HillyOn~Sil~River~
    • SLOPES/ Valtuille de Arriba, +Alt. 400mt.-900mt.
  • SOILS- MetamorphicSedimentary
    • Hillsides- Schist, Slate, Quartz   |   Floor Silty Loam
  • CLIMATE- Continental
  • VITICULTURE- 3,200 ha. Planted
    • Field Blends- A Lot of the Old Vineyards Are Mixtures of Grapes.  Often Referred to as Just Mencia, Recently There Has Been a Interest to Find Out What Grape Are Planted.
  • VINICULTURE- Still,  Blends,  Flor
    • Estate/ Producers- Del Abad, Adela A. Folgueral Martinez, Adria, Akilia, Alvarez de Toledo, Bodegas y Vinedos Mengoba, Caser de Burbia, Cesar Marquez, Cuatro Pasos, Descendientes de Palacios(Nat.Pro.), Dominio de Anza, Dominio de Tares, Emilio Moro, Estefania, Gancedo, Godelia, Jose Antonio Garcia, Luna Beberide, Madai, Marquita & Tabla, Merayo, Palacio de Canedo, Peique, Petalos, Raul Perez(Nat.Pro.), Salterio, La Senda(Nat.Pro.), Veronica Ortega, Versos de Valtuille

TIERRA De LEON DOP.     @Leon

  • BLANCO= Verdejo 15%, Albarin 5%, Godello 5%, Albarin0, Malvasia, Palomino
  • TINTO= Preto Picudo 60%, Mencia 17%, Tempranillo 12%, Garnacha
  • GEOGRAPHY- Spain, REGION-Castile & Leon(North-West-Interior)
    • PROVINCES-Leon, Valladolid(Laps)
    • BORDERS-Valley de Benavente DO.(South-West)
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Rolling/ Hilly/ Terraces/ Plain(Meseta Leonesa)
    • SLOPES/ Cordillera Cantabica Mountains, +Alt. 800mt.-900mt., On~Esla~River~
  • SOILS- Metamorphic, Sedimentary, Alluvial, Limestone
  • CLIMATE- Continental
  • VITICULTURE- 1,360 ha. Planted
    • Estate/ Producers- Pardevalles
  • CULTURE- 2007- DO. Officially Established.

VALLE De BENAVENTE VC.      @Benevente

  • BLANCO= Malvasia, Verdejo
  • TINTO= Mencia, Tempranillo, Prieto Picudo
    • International Cabernet Sauvignon
  • GEOGRAPHY- Spain, REGION-Castile & Leon(North-West-Interior)
    • BORDERS-Tierra de Leon DO.(North-East)
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Flat/ Rolling, On~Esla~River~
  • CLIMATE- Continental
  • VITICULTURE-  ? ha. Planted
    • Estate/ Producers- Otero Prieto

ARRIBES DO.     @Fornillos Fermoselle

  • BLANCO= Albillo Mayor, Malvasia, Verdejo
  • TINTO= Garnacha, Juan Garcia, Mencia, Rufete, Tempranillo
  • GEOGRAPHY- Spain, REGION-Castile & Leon(West), BORDERS-Portugal
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Flat/ Rolling/ Terraced
    • On~Tormes~River~Tributary~Duero~River~
  • SOILS- Metamorphic, Granite, Quartz
  • CLIMATE- Continental
  • VITICULTURE-  ? ha. Planted
    • Estate/ Producers- Almaroja, Garrido, Marques de la Concordia, Ribera de Pelazas

TIERRA De ZAMORA DO.     @Zamora

  • BLANCO= Albillo Mayor, Godello, Malvasia, Moscatel, Palomino, Verdejo
  • TINTO= Tempranillo, Garnacha
    • International Cabernet Sauvignon
  • GEOGRAPHY- Spain, REGION-Castile & Leon(West-Interior), East of Portugal(65 km.)
    • PROVINCE-Zamora, BORDERS-Toro DO.(East), @Hw.#A-66
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Flat/ Rolling, On~Douro~River~
    • ON PLATEAU/ Meseta Central, +Alt. 750mt.
  • CLIMATE- Continental
  • VITICULTURE- 14,000 ha. Planted
    • Estate/ Producers- Dominio de Sexmil, Vinas del Cenit

TORO DO.     @Toro

  • BLANCO= Abillo Real, Malvasia(CastellanaAKA=Dona Blanca, Verdejo

    • International Moscatel de Grano Menudo AKA=Muscat Blanc a Petits Grains
  • TINTO= Garnacha, Tinto de Toro AKA=Tempranillo
  • GEOGRAPHY- Spain, REGION-Castile & Leon(Central-Interior)
    • PROVINCE-Zamora, BORDERS-Tierra de Zamora(South-West), Rueda(East)
    • East of Portugal(55km.), @Hw.#A-11
    • CITIES-La Boveda de Toro, Moraleja del Vino, Venialbo, Villanueva del Puente
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Flat/ Rolling, ON PLATEAU/ Meseta Central, +Alt. 600mt.-800mt.
    • On~Duero~River~(North & South)
  • SOILS- Metamorphic, Sedimentary, Sand, Pebbly, Large Rolled Stones, Red Sand, Graval
  • CLIMATE- Continental, *Summers– Extremely Hot, Dry   |   *Winter– Cold, Semi-Dry
  • VITICULTURE- 62,000 ha., 5,624 haPlanted,  Large Old Vine/Own Rooted Population 1,202 ha.
    • Estate/ Producers- Antona Garcia, Bendito, Burdigala, Cyan, Descarte, Dominio del Bendito, Elias Mora, Estancia Piedra, Farina, Francisco, Frontaura, Frutos Villar, Latarce, Liberalia, Matus, Mazas(149ha.), Monte la Reina, Muruve, Numanthia, Pata Negra, Pegos del Rey, Piedra, Rodriguez Sanzo, Ramon Ramos, San Roman, Telmo Rodriguez, Teso la Monja, Valdigal, Vatan, Victorino, Vega Sauco, Vinaguarena
  • VINICULTURE- Joven,   Joven Roble,  Crianza,  Reserva,  Grand Reserva
    • Tempranillo From Toro Are Darker, Bigger Tannins +ABV. and Higher Phenolics Than the  Rioja and Ribera del Duero Regions.
  • CULTURE- 2,000 Year Wine History, 1987- DO. Officially Established.
    • ASSOCIATIONS~ ~Consejo Regulador de la DO. Toro~

RUEDA DO.      @Rueda

  • BLANCO= Verdejo(Indigenous)85%, Palomino, Viura
    • International– Sauvignon Blanc 5%, Chardonnay, Viognier
  • TINTO= Garnacha, Tempranillo
    • International Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot
  • GEOGRAPHY- Spain, REGION-Castile & Leon(Central), @Hw.#A-62/ A-6
    • BORDERS-Toro DO.(West), Tierra de Zamora DO.(West)
    • PROVINCE-Avila, Segovia, Valladolid
    • CITIES-Matapozuelos, Medina de Campo, Nava del Rey, Nieva, Olmedo, Pozaldez, Rueda, La Seca, Serrada, Villaverde de Medina, Valdestillas
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Features– Flat/ Rolling/ Hilly/ Terraces, SLOPES/ ?+Alt. 600mt.- 800mt.
    • On~Adaja/Eresma/Trabancos/Zapardiel~Rivers~Tributary~Douro~River~(South)
    • ON PLATEAU/ Meseta Central
  • SOILS- Metamorphic, Alluvial, Pebbly, Gravel, Quartzite Rock Mixed With Sand.
    • Calcium/ Magnesium-Rich
  • CLIMATE- Continental, +Diurnal Shifts
  • VITICULTURE- 17,100 ha. Planted,  (98% White/ 2% Red)
    • ADVANTAGE-No Phylloxera   |   CHALLENGE-Spring Frost, Hail
    • Estate/ Producers- De Alberto, Azumbre, Belondrade y Lurton, Beronia, Blanco Nieva, Campo Eliseo, Castelo de Medina, Casto Pequeno, Cerrosol, Cuatro Rayas, Diez Siglos(Co.-Op./ 65 Growers), Dona Beatriz, Emina, Felix Lorenzo Cachazo, Finca Montpedrosso, Francois Lurton, Garciarevalo, Gotica, Grupo Yllera, Herederos de Marques de Riscal, Hermanos del Villar, Herrero, Honoro Vera, Javier Sanz, Jose Pariente, Martinsancho, Maquina & Tabla, Marques de Cáceres(110ha.), Matarromera, Naia, Palacio de Bornos, Portia, Ramon Bilbao, Shaya, Teodoro Recio, Valdecuevas, Val de Vid, Verderrubi, Veyovis
  • VINICULTURE- Still,  Rosado,  Espumoso,  Fortified,  Flor(Palido(Pale)
      • Dorado(Oxidative, Fortified(Sometimes), Maderized(Sometimes), Golden In Color)
    • Wine Must Be +85% Verdejo to Be Labeled Rueda DO.
    • *Generally– Fermented In Stainless Steel/ Un-Oaked
    • +Blended/ +Aged/ Solera System, Damajuanas(Glass Demijohns)
    • +Aged/ Tinto Joven,  Tinto Crianza,  Tinto Reserva,  Tinto Gran Reserva
    • Gran Vino de Rueda(Old Vine, +30 Years, Distinguished by Unique Back Label)
    • Vino de Puebl0(Village Wine, +85% From That Area)
  • CULTURE1980- DO. Officially Established.
    • PIONEERS~ ~Angel Rodriguez~ (Martinsancho Winery) Revived Indigenous Verdejo
    • ~International Verdejo Day~ (June 10th., 2nd. Friday)

CIGALES DO.       @Valladolid

  • BLANCO= Albillo Mayor, Verdejo, Viura
    • International Sauvignon Blanc
  • TINTO= Garnacha, Tinta del Pais AKA=Tempranillo
    • International Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Syrah
  • GEOGRAPHY- Spain, REGION-Castile & Leon(East-Interior
    • West of Ribero del Duero DO.(15km.)
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Flat/ Rolling, ON PLATEAU/ Meseta Central, +Alt. 700mt.- 800mt.
    • On~Pisuerga~River~Tributary~Duero~River~
  • CLIMATE- Continental
  • VITICULTURE- 2,000 haPlanted
    • Estate/ Producers- Cesar Principe, Finca Museum, Grupo Matarromera, Sinforiano
  • VINICULTURE- Clarete- Traditional Light/ Fresh Wine.
    • +BLEND/+25% Red Grapes Fermented With Wine Grapes. Often Field Blends Picked Early to Retain Acidity.
    • Pale to Darker Depending On Maceration Time. Sometimes Aged On Lees In Barrels.

ARLANZA DO.      @Lerma

  • BLANCO= Albillo Mayor, Viura
  • TINTO= Garnacha, Mencia, Tinta del Pais AKA=Tempranillo
    • International Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot
  • GEOGRAPHY- Spain, REGION-Castile & Leon(East-Interior)
    • PROVINCES– (Laps)Burgos & Palencia, @Hw.#E80, A1
    • North of Ribera del Duero DO.(10km.), (75km. Long)
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Flat/ Rolling/ Valley(Arlanza), ON PLATEAU/ Meseta Central
    • SLOPES/ Sierra de Covarrubias(East) & Paramos del Cerrato(West), +Alt. 740mt. – 1,050mt.
    • On~Arlanza~River~
  • SOILS- Metamorphic, Sedimentary, Limestone, Marl, Granite
  • CLIMATE- Continental,  *Summers– Long, Hot
  • VITICULTURE- 405 haPlanted
    • Estate/ Producers- Alonso Angulo, Buezo Nattan, Carillo de Albornoz, La Colegiada, Covarrubias, Gotas del Rocio, Monte Aman, Olivier Riviere, Pagos de Negredo, Sabinares, Septien, Vina y Tia
    • Vineyards- Chateau Negredo
  • CULTURE- DO. Named After the Arlanza River Which Runs Through It.
    • 2007- DO. Officially Established
    • Monks & Monasteries  ~Santa Maria de Bujedo de Juarros~
      • Produced Wine and Promoted Wine Culture Dating Back to 1300’s.

RIBERO Del DUERO DO.     @Aranda de Duero

  • BLANCO= Albillo Mayor 2%
  • TINTO= Tinta del Pais AKA=Tempranillo/ Tinto Fino +90%, Bobal, Garnacha, Monastrell
    • International Cabernet Sauvignon 2%, Malbec, Merlot
  • GEOGRAPHY– Spain, REGION-Castile & Leon(East-Interior), @Hw.#A-122/ #A-1/ #N110
    • PROVINCES-Burgos, Segovia, Soria(East), Valladolid(West), (119km. Long & 35km. Wide)
    • BORDERS-Valtientas DO.(South), North-West of Madrid(100km.)
    • Sub-Zones-
    • WEST PROVINCE-Valladolid, 4,800 ha. Planted, CITIES-Olivares, Penafiel, Pesquera
      • Golden Mile- CITY-Penafiel
        • Estate/ Producers– Arzuaga, Pago de los Capellanes, Pingus, Vega Sicilia
    • CENTRAL PROVINCE-Burgos, 17,000 ha. Planted, CITIES-Aranda, La Horra, Pedrosa, Roa
    • EAST PROVINCE-Soria, 1,240 ha. Planted, CITIES-San Esteban de Gormaz
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Flat/ Rolling/ Hilly
    • On~Duraton/ Esgueva/ Gramejon/ Riaza~Tributary~Duero~River~
    • SLOPES/ Sheltered by Sierra de la Demanda & Sierra de Guadarrama Mountain Ranges.
      • +Alt. 750mt.-1,250mt.
    • ON PLATEAU/ Meseta Central(105km. Long)
  • SOILS- Metamorphic, Sedimentary, Sand, Silt, Chalky-Clay, Limestone, Granite, Loam, Gypsum
    • West Chalk & Limestone , Central Clay & Gravel, East Clay & Limestone
      • All Area Soils Mixed With Alluvial and Sandy Elements.
  • CLIMATE- “Continental*Summers– Hot, Dry   |     *Winters– Harsh, Cold
  • VITICULTURE- 25,035ha. Planted,   OLD VINES/ 20% 50+ Years…Some 100+ Years
      • Trozos(Small Non-Contiguous Vineyard Plots Scattered Among the Hills.)
    • Estate/ Producers- Aalto, Alion, Antidoto, Ardal, Arzuaga Navarro, Aster, Ausas, Basconcillos, Carmelo Rodero, Cepa 21, Cillar de Silos, Cruz de Alba, Dehesa de Canonigos, Dominio de Atauta, Dominio del Cuco, Dominio de Pingus/Psi(Peter Sisseck)(4.2ha.), Dominio Romano, Emilio Moro, Fernandez Rivera, Finca Villacreces, Francisco Barona(30ha.), Gabrihel, Garmon(35ha.), Hacienda Monasterio, Hermanos Perez Pascuas(134ha.), La Horra, Imperiales, El Lagar de Isilla, Legaris, La Loba(3.5ha.), Marta Mate(45ha.), Matarromera, Mirat, Miros de Ribera, Negon, Pago de Carraovejas, Pago de Capellanes, Pago de Sangara, Pallus, Penafiel, Portia, Perez Pascuas, Pesquera, Protos, Resalte de Penafiel, Rudeles, Trus, Valdaya(14ha.), Valdemonjas(7.5ha.), Valduero(145ha.), Valtravieso, Vega Sicilia(*1864/212ha.), Velderiz, Vivaltus, Vina Pedrosa(135ha.), Vilano(Co.-Op., *1957/300ha.), Vintae, Vizcarra, Yunquera
    • Vineyards- Anguiz, La Diva, Las Duenas, Gumiel de Mercado(90ha.), Hontanon(*1901), La Mala, Mamvirgo(*1918), Villanueva de Gumiel(46ha.)
  • VINICULTURE- Red Wines Must Be Produced From Tinto Fino(+75%), +11.5% ABV.
    • +AGED/ American Oak or French Oak Used Depending On Producer Style.
      • Historically In the 1800’s American Oak Was More Available and Affordable Than Its French Oak. The Distinctive Character of American Oak Helped Shape the Historical Style of Spanish Tempranillo.  Today the Philosophy of Weather to Used American or French Oak is Left Up to the Winemaker and the Style They Want to Produce.
    • STYLES Of RIBERO Del DUERO WINES
      • Joven- +AGED/ Little to No Time In Oak, Pure Expression of Wine.
      • Roble- +AGED/ Max. 1 yr./ Usually 3-6 mo. In Barrel.
      • Crianza- +AGED/ Min. 2 yr./ 1 yr. In Barrel, 1 yr. In Bottle.
      • Reserva- +AGED/ Min. 3 yr./ 1 yr. In Barrel.
      • Gran Reserva- +AGED/ Min. 5 yr./ 2 yr. In Barrel, 3 yr. Bottle, Best Vineyards.
      • DO. Ribero Duero- Catch All, No Style Stated.
    • Clarete- Traditional Light/ Fresh Wine.
      • +BLEND/+25% Red Grapes Fermented With Wine Grapes. Often Field Blends Picked Early to Retain Acidity.
      • Pale to Darker Depending On Maceration Time. Sometimes Aged On Lees In Barrels.
  • HISTORY- +2,500 Wine History/ Culture
    • 1864 @Ribero Del Duero Vega Sicilia Founded
    • 1927 @Ribero Del Duero Pr0tos Founded
    • 1982 @Ribero Del Duero DO. Officially Established
  • CULTURE- Monks & Monasteries  ~San Bernardo~
    • PIONEERS~ ~Alejandro Fernandez~ 1970, Founded Tinto Pesquera Winery.
      • ~Perea Pascuas Brothers~ Founded Vina Pedrosa Winery.
      • ~International Tempranillo Day~ (November 12th., 2nd. Thursday)
    • ASSOCIATIONS– ~Consejo Regulador de la Ribera del Duero~
  • GOING THERE- 
    • WINNER Worlds Best~
      • DtheV.com Awards- Top Iberian Peninsula Wine Region (2nd. Place)
      • **Refer to WINE CULTURE/ Derek’s Top 6 List For Detailed Information.

VALTIENDAS VC.      @

  • BLANCO= Albillo Mayor
  • TINTO= Tinta del Pais AKA=Tempranillo, Garnacha
    • International Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Syrah
  • GEOGRAPHY- Spain, REGION-Castile & Leon, PROVINCE-Segovia
    • BORDERS-Ribero del Duero DO.(North)
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Rolling/ Hilly, SLOPES/ ?, +Alt. 900mt.
  • VITICULTURE-  ? ha. Planted
    • Estate/ Producers- Navaltallar, Vagal, Zarraguilla


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Vino de la Tierra’s of  Castile & Leon

  • BIANCO= Any White Grapes Varieties Approved For Production In Castile & Leon.
  • ROSSO= Any Red Grapes Varieties Approved For Production In Castile & Lean.
  • VITICULTURE- Wines Produced In CASTILA & LEON Non-Conforming to a DO.

VINO De La TIERRA De CASTILLA & LEON VT.      @

  • BLANCO= Albillo Mayor, Malvasia, Palomino, Verdejo(Indigenous), Viura AKA=Macabeo
    • International Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc
  • TINTO= Tinto Fino/ Tinto del Pais AKA=Tempranillo 65%, Bobal, Brancellao, Caino, Garnacha, Juan Garcia, Mencia AKA=Jean, Merenzao, Monastrell, Pardina, Prieto Picudo, Rufete, Tintorera, Trousseau
    • International Alicante Bouschet, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Merlot
  • GEOGRAPHY- Spain, REGION-Castilla & Leon(Greater)
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Flat/ Rolling/ Hilly, SLOPES/ Sierra di Gredos
  • VITICULTURE- 
    • Estate/ Producers- Alfredo Maestro(Nat.Pro.), Penrosa, Yunquera
  • VINICULTURE-
    • Wines Produced In Castilla & Leon Not Meeting DO. Standards.
  • SUB-ZONES Of VINO De La TIERRA De Castilla y Leon
  • SIERRA De GREDOS
    • Geography- Castile & Leon(West), SUB-REGION-Cebreros
      • **Sierra de Gredos Laps 4 Wine Regions: Cebreros, Mentrida, Vinos de Madrid, Vino de la Tierra de Castilla y Leon.
  • GEOGRAPHIC DISCLAIMER~ Sierra de Salamanca VC. and Cebreros VC. are Technically Located In Castilla & Lean But I Believe They Should Be Listed and Associated With the Madrid Wine Region

SIERRA De SALAMANCA VC.      @Sequeros

  • BLANCO= Moscatel a Grano Menudo, Palomino, Viura
  • TINTO= Garnacha, Rufete, Tempranillo
  • GEOGRAPHY- Spain, REGION-Castile & Leon(West), PROVINCE-Salamanca
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Rolling/ Hilly/ Mountainous, On~Alagon~River~
    • SLOPES/ Sierra de Gata Mountains, +Alt. ?
  • VITICULTURE-ha. Planted
    • Estate/ Producers- Bergesio Collezione, Bhilar, Vinas del Cambrico, Vinos la Zorra

CEBREROS VC.      @Cebreros

  • BLANCO= Albillo Real, Viura
  • TINTO= Estaladina, Garnacha, Garnacha Tinta AKA=Alicante Bouschet, Mencia, Tempranillo
    • International Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot
  • GEOGRAPHY- Spain, REGION-Castile & Leon(South), PROVINCE-Avila
    • East of Madrid-City(10km.)
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Flat/ Rolling/ Hilly, On~Alberche~River~
    • SLOPES/ Sierra de Gredos, +Alt. 540mt.- 1,200mt.
  • SOILS- Metamorphic, Granite, Schist
  • CLIMATE- Continental
  • VITICULTURE- 450 haPlanted
    • Estate/ Producers- Arrayan, Daneil Ramos, Daniel Landi, Jimenez-Landi, Orly Lumbreras Vinador, Rico Nuevo, Ruben Diaz, Soto y Manrique, Telmo Rodriguez, Vinedos Del Jorco, Vinos Y Vinedos Hoyanko
    • Vineyards- Rumbo al Norte
  • VINICULTURE- Vinos de Pueblo(Village Wine)
    • Vinos de Pareje(Single Vineyard)–     Vinos de Parcela(Single Parcel Wine)
  • SUB-ZONES Of CEBREROS
  • LAS CINCO VILLAS
    • Geography- Castile & Leon(West)
  • TIERRA DE PINARES
    • Geography- Castile & Leon(East)
      • CITIES-Cebreros, El Hoyo de Pinares
    • Topography- On~Alberche~River~
  • SIERRA De GREDOS
    • Geography- Castile & Leon(West), SUB-REGION-Cebreros
      • **Sierra de Gredos Laps 4 Wine Regions: Cebreros, Mentrida, Vinos de Madrid, Vino de la Tierra de Castilla y Leon.

Vino de Pago VP.

  • **Refer to SPAIN/ Home Page For Detailed Information On Vino Pag0.

Pago Abadia Retuerta VP.      @Sardon deo Duero

  • BLANCO= Albillo Mayor, Godello Verdejo
    • International Gewurtztraminer, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc,
  • TINTO= Tinto Fino/ Tinto del Pais AKA=Tempranillo Garnacha, Griciano
    • International Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Merlot, Pinot Noir Syrah
  • GEOGRAPHY- Spain, REGION-Castilla y Leon, VILLAGE-Sardon de Duero
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Rolling/ Hilly, On~Duero~River~
  • VITICULTURE-   haPlanted
    • Estate/ Producer- Abadia Retuerta
  • HISTORY & CULTURE- Built On Site of the Abbey of Santa Maria de Retuerta


**Refer to BIBLIOGRAPHY/ Sources For Details On Scholarly Works Referenced.