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Vine and Spanish Basque Country

Publié le par Philippe Josse

Vine and Spanish Basque Country


The Basque Country, a scenic coastline consists of endless beaches and fishing ports , high industrial and domestic cities land


The Basques have their own culturre , language that defines their character closely linked with the French Basque country


Txakoli is a nice wine to accompany seafood pleasantly What is found only in its région d'orignine it vien a vineyard of 40 hectares located around the towns of Zarautz and Aia Guétary , which produce a majority white wine and a little red wine


These wines are made from grapes grown on soils of alluvial deposits, with a strict , cold and wet and windy weather


Local varieties which serve to develop, Hondarrabi Zuri (white) and Hondarrabi Beltza (red ) never fully ripen these wines from these varieties sonts nevertheless pleasant


Found in the Spanish Basque Country , many AOC wines:

  • DOC Rioja produced in south Alava ( Rioja Alavesa ) and south of Navarre
  • Txakoli white wine produced on the Cantabrian coast
  • DO Navarra product south of Navarre

The Basque Country

( Basque Hegoalde meaning southern region ) or Southern Basque means the southern part of the Basque Country, located on Spanish territory .


It is bounded on the west by Cantabria , on the south by the River Ebro (La Rioja) , to the east by Aragon, on the north by the Pyrenees and the Bidasoa (which separate it from the French Basque Country) and Cantabrian Sea .


Administratively, it is composed of three provinces Guipuzcoa (capital: San Sebastian)

  • Alava, Biscay , Navarre


The Basque Country has specific gastronomic against the French Basque Country including :

  • Pintxo , comparable specialty tapas .
  • Sagadortegia , cider houses are very popular in the Basque Country south. Basque cider is called Sagardo ( " apple wine " ) or natural cider in Spanish to distinguish it from " sparkling " cider such as that consumed mainly in France . The French Basque Country also starting to produce cider called traditional ( sagarnoa )

The Basque Country has two IGP sheep cheese

  • The Idiazabal produced in the Basque Autonomous Community and Navarre , with the
    exception of the Roncal Valley
  • The Roncal , occurs only in the Roncal valley northeast of Navarre
Vine and Spanish Basque Country
Vine and Spanish Basque Country
Vine and Spanish Basque Country
Vine and Spanish Basque Country
Vine and Spanish Basque Country
Vine and Spanish Basque Country
Vine and Spanish Basque Country
Vine and Spanish Basque Country
Vine and Spanish Basque Country
Vine and Spanish Basque Country
Vine and Spanish Basque Country
Vine and Spanish Basque Country
Vine and Spanish Basque Country
Vine and Spanish Basque Country
Vine and Spanish Basque Country
Vine and Spanish Basque Country
Vine and Spanish Basque Country

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