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The DO Catalunya, was created in 1999 to help nearly 200 wineries that were not in any denomination, the first regional designation of origin. It started with the vintage of 2000, produces 55 million bottles and exports its wines to countries like Britain and Germany.
The climate of the name is Mediterranean with winters with little rain and mild temperatures and moderately hot summers. The land farther from the coast have a Mediterranean-continental climate. Soils, as the majority include designations of Catalonia are varied, being generally poor, medium textured and Calcarea.
The vineyards of the appellation of origin extending over 54,000 hectares with more than 200 wineries prepared broths. The variedas used in red wines are: Pinot hear, trepat, ull of llebre, grenache, grenache hairy, Merlot, Monastrell, Cabernet Franc, cabermet Sauvignon, Carignan and 2 strains authorized as syrah and grenache sharks. In whites also have many recommended varieties: Macabeo, Muscat, Parellada, riesling, xarel.lo, sauvignon blanc, chardonnay, white grenache and several strains allowed.
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