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Catalunya

The Spanish DO area is located in the region Catalonia, He was formerly part of the area Penedès and was only in 2001 at the behest of the famous oenologist and owner Miguel A. Torres (* 1941) classified. The vineyards cover 3,600 hectares of vineyards. The area is divided into two geographically separate zones. The first zone forms the triangle Tarragona in the south, Barcelona in the northeast and Lleida in the northwest and the second zone is located north of Girona, right on the border with France at the foot of the Pyrenees. The most important white wines are Chardonnay. Macabeo. Parellada and Xarello, the most important red wines Cabernet Sauvignon. Garnacha Tinta. Merlot. Pinot Noir. Syrah and Ull de Llebre ( Tempranillo ).

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