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The Bierzo DO, located in the northeastern province of Leon and known because of the Gate of Galicia, was established in 1989. This fertile plains surrounded by mountains have mild climate. Since the land is plain there are few frosts. The soil is moist and the best vineyards are those near rivers and with a slight slope.
With 3,969 hectares of vineyards in the denomination of origin, Bierzo is characterized for producing great wines with a promissory future. Its 55 wineries use only the grape varieties allowed. Its red wines may be young, aged or Reserves and the varieties used are: Mencía, Garnacha Tintorera (Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Tempranillo as experimentals). The white wines have certain acidity, and some of them are fruity. The white grape varieties are Doña Blanca, Godello, Palomino and Malvasia.
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