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Spanien Galicia Castilla y Leon Castilla y Leon La Rioja Navarra Aragon Aragon Cataluna Pais Vasco Madrid Extremadura Castilla-La Mancha Valencia Murcia Andalucia Baleares
 

1. GALICIA
Galicia, in the North West of Spain, borders on Portugal – like climate and soils are alike, the wines are also alike. The diversity of grape varieties also reminds of Portugal. In Galicia it should be about 140 varieties. The Galician wine are dry and tart, the best ones originate from the DO wine cultivation area Rias Baixas – in particular white wines. In the DO-area of Valdeorras there are produced dry white wines and fresh, fruity red wines.  

2. CASTILLA Y LEÒN
Outstanding wines originate from this area at the river Duero: Old Castilia and León. These wines present a serious competition for the Rioja. In den DO- winegrowing areas Ribera del Duero, Rueda, El Bierzo and Toro there are excellent red, rose and white wines produced. Domestic grape varieties preponderate, but also Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Malbec are cultivated. Tasty table wines are manufactured in Cebreros, Cigales and Valdevimbre.

3. PAIS VASCO
The climate in the Spanish Basque country is characterised by the cool north winds from the Atlantic Ocean and the moist air from the Gulf of Biscaya. The wine, that is made here, the Txaxoli is characterised by a small alcohol and a high acid content, aromatic and elegant.    

4. LA RIOJA
The area Rioja received as the first Spanish winegrowing region the DOC status. The famous Rioja wines mature after traditional methods. Their typical Vanilla scent and strawberry taste, develops during the long time of maturity in oak barrels. The white wines are greenish yellow, light, fresh and fruity. The red wines, vinos tintos, are dark, strong and full-bodied. Rioja is also offered as rode wine, Rosado, dry, semi-sweet or sweet. 

5. NAVARRA
The rose wines, Rosados, from the DO-region Navarra are a famous specialty. Excellent red and rose wines come from Las Campanas, south of Pamplona. The Navarra verde is remarkable, the tangy and acid accentuated Chacoli that should be enjoyed young. It exists as red and white wine.

6. ARAGÓN
South of Navarra, in Argonia, reins a mediterranean climate. The areas Campo de Borja, Carinena, Calatayud and Somontano carry the DO status. In Campo de Borja, rustic, strong red and rose wines are made, Carinena produces deep-dark, tart red wines with violet bouquet and dry rose and white wines, but also sweet white and red wines. Light, ruby wines originate from Somontano.

7. CATALUNA
The autonomous province Catalonia has eight DO winegrowing areas – Alella, Ampurdán-Costa Brava, Costers del Segre, Penedés, Priorato, Tarragona, Terra Alta, Conca de Barbera. From here come the best quality wines of Spain. Among the specialties of the province count Rancio, an oxidised white wine, which is up to now mainly known in Spain, the fortified appetizer wines or dessert wines and Mistela, an unfermented must. 
 
 
 
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