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D.O.P. El Terrerazo
D.O.P. El Terrerazo
We have 89 hectares. around the winery, organized in one payment. The average height of 850 meters Terrerazo is a continental climate and strict, low rainfall and high temperature differences thus constitute a unique environment that is transferred to the wines.
The D.O.P. (PDO) El Terrerazo born 17/09/2010, as published in the Official Journal of the GV. It describes some of the elements that define the uniqueness of El Terrerazo and recognize us as Vino de Pago.
LOCATION: We are about 100 km from the sea and 100 km from Teruel, one of the coldest cities in Spain. In the lobby of La Mancha, but being in large measure our Mediterranean climate and landscape.
ALTITUDE: 800 to 824 mts.
SOIL types: Surface, sandy loam clay with varying degrees depending on the plot and plenty of sedimentary material (pebbles and sand), mainly limestone. Approximately 60-100 cm limestone crust appears porous dolomitic origin, descending from the mountains Negrete marking strongly the character of the wines.
Our CLIMATE can be described as Mediterranean with a strong influence of continental climate. The wind plays a very interesting: The mild Mediterranean winds send us cool and wet night. La Mancha tells us very hot winds that dry the vines.
In August and September we can day-night temperature gradients between 20 and 25 degrees.
ORIENTATION The North-South Terrerazo is a gentle undulating landscape surrounding the winery.
We like to talk about the vegetation in addition to the vineyard, surrounding us.
The stroller can be found on edge and slopes herbs such as thyme, rosemary, burlap or fennel, which give our wines aromas.
Vines live with oak (ilex), Mediterranean pines, olive and almond trees.
But the key element in defining the PDO El Terrerazo Bobal is the variety and the set of clonal selection practices and vineyard management for small and loose clusters.