Bermillo de Sayago (Castile-Leon)

Bermillo de Sayago (Castile-Leon)

Max. Summer temp. : 40 ºC
Min. Winter temp.: -9.5 ºC
Average rainfall: 561.40 mm annually
Average sunshine: 2,800 hours annually

Arribes DO

The valleys and terraces of the Douro River on the border with Portugal are home to this winegrowing area, which includes 47 towns and villages from the provinces of Zamora and Salamanca.

The Control Board of the Arribes Designation of Origin was recognised on 27 July 2007.

Continental climate with Atlantic influence, Mediterranean characteristics on the slopes of the River Duero. Rainfall 500-600mm/year. 2,600 hours/year of effective sunshine. The soil has an acid pH and is shallow and low in organic materials. Sandy texture with granite, slate and quartz stones and frequent rocky outcrops.

Regulatory Council

Consejo Regulador DO Arribes
Plaza Requejo, 5
49200 Bermillo de Sayago
Tel.: +34 923 573 413
Spanish Ministry of Agriculture

Regulatory Council, Arribes PDO

Area under vine
337 ha.
Altitude of vineyards
700 m.
Soil types
Principal grapes (w)
Malvasía Castellana.
Principal grapes (r)
Juan García, Tempranillo, Bruñal and Rufete.
Maximum crop
Reds: 7,000 kg/ha; Whites: 10,000 kg/ha
72 %
Production 2013
809,488 kg
Production 2014
1,121,957 kg
Production 2015
1,165,557 kg