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Conca

In Italy and Spain common name (Castilian Cuenca, in German basin) for the special situation of with vines bestockten surfaces. These are located in a crater-shaped valley surrounded by mountains, which are protected from extreme weather such as wind and rain frost protects. Similarly, this name is used for lying in small hollows vineyards. By hillside (strong angle of inclination), there is also an optimal exposition (Sunshine) as well as a very special microclimate. Among other things, this applies to the lying in a valley Spanish DO area Conca de Barberà and for small vineyards on the Sicilian island Pantelleria, See also a list of wing-relevant keywords under the keyword vineyards,

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