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Bierzo
Bierzo


-Surface: 3.700 ha.
-Only red, rosé and white wines.
-Only wines from selected parcels in 18 communes in the east of the Léon province.
-Grape varieties red and rosé wine: Mencía, (Garnacha).
-Grape varieties white wine: Godello, Doña blanca, (Malvasia, Palomino).
-Max. production 50 hl. per ha.

Ironrich soil of clay and schistes with sandy granite.
Alluvial Slate Sand

Mild continental conditions prevail, with local variations due to the altitude, and the sheltering effects of the mountain ranges. Annual rainfall ranges from 680 mm. to 720 mm.
Vineyards are planted to an altitude of 450-600 m.

Atlantic ocean Protected by mountains Sunny