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Villa de Arico (Canary Islands)
Villa de Arico (Canary Islands)
Weather

Max. Summer temp. : 35 ºC
Min. Winter temp.: 5ºC
Average rainfall: 400  mm annually
Average sunshine: 2,500 hours annually

Abona DO

Abona is the newest of Tenerife's four DO zones which, effectively, cover the island. Established in 1996, its young white, red and rosé wines were quickly supported by the ready-made market supplied by year-round tourism.

The vineyard area is growing rapidly in size, although it will not come into full production for some years.
 
Vineyards are divided between seven municipalities and a broad range of altitudes that include some of Europe's highest vineyards, located at 1,500 metres (4,920 feet).


Regulatory Council

Consejo Regulador DO Abona
C/ Martín Rodríguez, 9 El Porís de Abona
38588 Villa de Arico
Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Tel.: +34 922 164 241
vinosdeabona@vinosdeabona.com
www.vinosdeabona.com


Sources:
 
- Spanish Ministry of Agriculture

- Regulatory Council, Abona PDO

Old grape varieties and varied growing conditions, many of them close to organic in this semi-desert like climate, promise interesting wines in the future.
DO Abona
DO Abona Log
Vineyards
Area under vine
950 ha.
Altitude of vineyards
200 - 1,700 m.
Soil types
Chalky sands, with clay in high areas.
Principal grapes (w)
Verdello, Gual, Bermejuela and Moscatel.
Principal grapes (r)
Listán Negro, Negramoll and Moscatel Negro.
Production:
Maximum crop
10,000 kg/ha
Yield
70%
Production 2014
4,833 hl
Production 2015
7,302 hl
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