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Related region
Castilla y León
Related grapes
Cabernet Sauvignon
Palomino fino
Sauvignon Blanc
Wineries in this region

-Surface: 6.600 ha.
-Only white and fortified wines.
-Only wines from selected parcels in the zones between Madrid and Valladolid.
-Grape varieties white wine: Verdejo, Viura, Palomino, Sauvignon blanc.
-Average production 40 hl. per ha.

Iron-rich calcareous soils with some gravels.
Limestone Gravel Sand

The climate is continental with warm, dry summers. Winters are long and very dry.
Rain is spread over a limited number of days in autumn. Vineyards are planted at an altitude of 700 m. At high altitudes the grapes benefit from cooler temperatures during the night. Temperatures range from 10 ºC at night to 40 ºC during the day. Annual rainfall ranges from 300 mm. to 450 mm.

Very low rainfall Hot summers