Castile and Leon & Vine
Castile and Leon & Vine
The vineyard of Castile and León is an economic entity which includes different terroirs Northwest Spain.
The huge vineyard of Castile Leon produced many table wines and good country
The Cebreros the Valdevimbtre -los- Oteros , The Fermoselle - Arribes del Duero and Tierra del Vinode Zamora , and very good wine appellations of origin of Bierzo, Cigales , Ribeira del Duerro , Toro and Rueda , the last four areas located around the city of Valladolid and the Douro
The vineyards of Bierzo covers 5,500 hectares, located along the border with Galicia , it is located in the extreme north west of Castile Leon, and the single vineyard of Castile - leon which is not in the Douro .
Bierzo form a transition zone between Galicia and the Douro Valley , surrounded by the Cantabrian Mountains and the mountains of Leon who protect climate condictions
The climate is influenced by its proximity to the Atlantic Ocean, sunniest in Galicia
The vines are planted on the hillsides of granite and clay
They produce white wines from white Dona , and Godello and red wines from Grenache and Mencia and some white wines are from the Palomino , white wines are dry wines, rosés are the ones from grenache, the best wines are red from the Mencia and Grenache wines can also become care
Do this since 1989 , wine may only use grapes grown in the region
Castilla and Leon
Castilla and Leon autonomous region surrounded by mountains, is located in the northwest of Spain. It is surrounded by Galicia , Asturias , Cantabria , the Basque Country , La Rioja, Aragon, Castile-La Mancha , the Autonomous Community of Madrid , Extremadura and Portugal.
Architectural gems such as the Roman aqueduct of Segovia, the Gothic cathedral of Burgos and the beautiful Baroque square of Salamanca are complemented by the natural beauty of the region. The Parque Natural de las Hoces del .
This area is also a large grain plateau. Wheat fields stretch to the horizon forming very pretty scenery. The region is in some places at high altitude where pretty extreme winter weather . Castile and León itself worth a trip with its beautiful cities in history: Segovia , Leon, Valladolid , Avila (three World Heritage Cities )
One of the richest natural diversity Europe destinations , spectacular monuments, exemplary cuisine ... these are the main advantages of this interior region of Spain, you'll love. but Burgos cathedral , or the site of Atapuerca, where you can contemplate the evidence of the first inhabitants of Europe.
Castilla - León is also crossed by one of the largest pilgrimage routes in the world: the Way of Saint Jacques , if you are looking for breathtaking views , know that you will encounter 40 protected natural areas such as national Park Picos de Europa , where some of the finest Atlantic forests of Spain. Perfect places to make climbing, cycling, canoeing ... or quiet walks , for example on the site of Las Médulas , the largest gold mine open pit dating from Roman times .
When you put table , traditional cuisine will offer specialties such as roast lamb , black pudding , the " botillo ", the roast suckling pig ... all accompanied by delicious wines Ribera de Duero , between other .