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Bajo-Penedès

See below Penedès,

DO area on the mediterranean coast in the region Catalonia in the northeast of Spain, It is divided into ascending from the coast in three zones. The warmest zone is Bajo-Penedès (also Baix-Penedès) in the low-lying coastal country with up to 250 meters above sea level. The second zone Mitja-Penedès (also known as Medio-Penedès), up to 500 meters above sea level, lies to the west of Barcelona and is the most important for sparkling wines and excellent white wines. The third zone Alta-Penedès (also Alt-Penedès) is the highest area with up to 850 meters above sea level. Before the 1876 occurring Phylloxera disaster In Penedès, more than 80% of red grape varieties were planted, of which mainly...

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