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O Rosal

Sub-area in the Spanish DO area Rias Baixas; look there.

DO area (Spanish: Rías Bajas) in the province of Pontevedra in the southwest of the northwest Spanish region Galicia on the Atlantic coast on the border with Portugal, The name means "lower bays" and is the name for four narrow, deep inland sea bays, which were created from flooded valleys of the Ría de Muros y Noia, Ría de Arousa, Ría de Pontevedra and Ría de Vigo. There are five subzones, all dominated by the white Albariño grape variety ( Alvarinho ), which occupies 95% of the vineyards:

  • Condado do Tea (County of Tea): The area, named after the River Tea (a tributary of the Miño), is the second largest with around 550 hectares of vineyards on granite and slate soils. It is located near the border with Portugal near the city of Ponteareas.
  • O Rosal: The area is located near the coast south of the city of Vigo. The terraced...

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