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