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Agrícola Castellana S.C.L.

Red wine 2001 D.O. Rueda Crianza Vacceos, Castilla y León, Spain

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 13.5%
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: New small oak
Registration number : #AC154873

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 17 April, 2007
The DO area, named after the city of Rueda (Rad), is located northwest of Madrid in the heart of the Spanish region of Castilla y León. It was classified in 1980 as DO for then only white wines. Characteristic are the hot, dry summers and the cold long winters. The vineyards cover about 7,500 hectares of vines. The limestone soil consists mainly of loamy alluvial soil mixed with gravel terraces. This, together with the continental climate with cold winters and short hot summers, promotes the fruitiness and fresh acidity of the wines. By far the largest part of the area is in the area around the capital Valladolid. Huge cornfields characterize the flat landscape,...

The red grape variety comes from Spain. More than 80 synonyms testify to its great age and wide distribution. The most important ones grouped alphabetically by country are Negretto, Santo Stefano(Italy); Valdepeñas(California); Aragón, Aragones, Aragonez, Aragonez da Ferra, Aragonez de Elvas, Arinto Tinto, Roriz, Tinta Aragonez, Tinta Roriz, Tinta Santiago(Portugal); Albillo Negro, Aldepenas, Arauxa, Arganda, Botón de Gallo, Castellana, Cencibel, Chinchillana, Chinchilyano, Escobera, Grenache de Logrono, Jacibiera, Jacivera, Negra de Mesa, Piñuela, Sensibel, Tempranilla, Tempranillo de la Rioja, Tempranillo de Perralta,...

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