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On Tuesday, August 6, 2019 the EU-approved Vino de Pago el Vicario protected designation of origin/PDO wine of Spain got here into power.

The newly-registered Pago is situated within the comunidad autónoma of Castilla-La Mancha, and is surrounded by the bigger La Mancha DO. The registration of the Vino de Pago el Vicario makes a complete of 18 Pagos registered in Spain (of which 12 are situated within the area of Castilla-La Mancha). In accordance with the fresh-off-the-presses documentation, the small print regarding the Vino de Pago el Vicario PDO contains the next:

Location: 86 parcels are accredited to be used within the wines of the Vino de Pago El Vicario; all of those are situated within the municipality of ciudad Actual (Castilla–La Mancha, Spain).

Allowed grape varieties: Tempranillo, Syrah, Garnacha Tinta, Cabernet Sauvignon, Graciano, Petit Verdot Merlot, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc

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Varieties/kinds of wine:

  • Vino blanco parcialmente fermentado en barrica (partially barrel-fermented white wine)
    • Produced from Chardonnay and/or Sauvignon Blanc, macerated on the grape skins for 12 to 24 hours previous to urgent; small quantities of Tempranillo and/or Garnacha Tinta could also be used as nicely
    • At the very least 15% of the should is barrel-fermented and allowed to relaxation on the lees (within the barrels) for Four to eight months. Barrels have to be European Oak and no older than two years of age. The rest of the should could also be fermented in chrome steel.
  • Vino blanco de uva tinta (white wine from black grapes/blanc de noir)
    • Produced utilizing Tempranillo and/or Garnacha Tinta
    • Fermented in chrome steel
  • Vino rosado (rosé)
    • Produced utilizing Petit Verdot
    • Stainless-steel fermentation
  • Vino blanco semidulce (semi-sweet white wine)
    • Produced from Chardonnay and/or Sauvignon Blanc, macerated on the grape skins for 12 to 24 hours previous to urgent
    • Fermented in chrome steel
    • 1.2% to 4.5% residual sugar
  • Vinos tintos elaborados con mezcla de variedades autóctonas y foráneas (blended crimson wines made with indigenous and worldwide varieties)
    • Produced utilizing Tempranillo, Graciano, Garnacha Tinta, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Merlot, and/or Petit Verdot
    • Maceration lasts between 5 and 22 days, grapes could also be individually or co-fermented, fermentation is adopted by barrel growing old (no time specified)
  • Vinos tintos elaborados con mezcla de variedades autóctonas foráneas (blended crimson wines made with indigenous varieties)
    • Produced utilizing Tempranillo, Graciano, and/or Garnacha Tinta
    • Maceration lasts between 5 and 22 days, grapes could also be individually or co-fermented, fermentation is adopted by barrel growing old (no time specified)
  • Vino tinto dulce (candy crimson wine)
    • Produced solely utilizing Merlot
    • Maceration lasts between 6 and 15 days, minimal of 4.5% residual sugar

The realm is known as for the Vicario Dam, situated alongside the River Guadiana. The demarcated space is situated about 2 km (1.2 miles) from the river itself and consists of gently rolling hills resulting in the banks of the river. The limestone soil is shallow and incorporates an exceptionally excessive degree of calcium. The proximity to the river (and its temperature-moderating results) in addition to the distinctive soil of the world assist to distinguish the Pago del Vicario PDO from the rest of the La Mancha DO.

Welcome to the world, Vino de Pago el Vicario!

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