Cangas de Narcea (Asturias)

Cangas de Narcea (Asturias)

Max. Summer temp. : 36.5 ºC
Min. Winter temp.: -6.5 ºC
Average rainfall: 900 mm annually

Cangas VC

The area of grapes production for winemaking protected by the Quality Wine (Vino de Calidad) Cangas is located in the municipalities of: Allande, Cangas del Narcea, Degaña, Grandas de Salime, Ibias, Illano, Pesoz and parts belonging to the municipality of Tineo.

Here the cultivation of vines is in mountain areas, with altitude above 500 meters up from sea level, on steep slopes, areas with more than 30% decline, which make their maintenance and cultivation so difficult. Vineyards in small properties, in plots.

Regulatory Council

Consejo Regulador VC Cangas
Oficina 9 - Centro de Empresas
Polígono Industrial de Obanca
33800 Cangas de Narcea
Tel.: +34 985 811 177

Spanish Ministry of Agriculture

Regulatory Council, Cangas VC

Area under vine
32 ha.
Altitude of vineyards
400-700 m.
Soil types
Flinty and limestone.
Principal grapes (w)
Albarín blanco and Moscatel de grano menudo.
Principal grapes (r)
Carrasquín, Verdejo Negro, Albarín Negro and Mencía.
Maximum crop
8,000 kg/ha
70 %
Production 2013
857.00 hl
Production 2014
493.25 hl
Production 2015
857.40 hl