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Tacoronte (Canary Islands)
Tacoronte (Canary Islands)
Weather

Max. Summer temp. : 26 ºC
Min. Winter temp.: 14ºC
Average rainfall: 400  mm annually
Average sunshine: 2,000 hours annually

Tacoronte-Acentejo DO

In 1992 this north-eastern tip of Tenerife island, called the Anaga peninsula, became the Canaries' first wine DO.

 Ever since it has pioneered quality wines, which are now being exported. The islands' largest DO, it boasts spectacular landscape with deep, narrow valleys running down from high peaks and intensively cultivated, terraced valley sides. Winemaking in the area had been considerably updated in the last twenty years.


Regulatory Council

Consejo Regulador DO Tacoronte-Acentejo
Ctra. Gral. del Norte, 97
38350 Tacoronte
Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Tel.: +34 922 560 107
consejo@tacovin.com
tacovin.com


Sources:
 
- Spanish Ministry of Agriculture

- Regulatory Council, Tacoronte-Acentejo PDO

The styles here - such as aged (Crianza) red wines - are providing a model for the Canaries' other wine DOs.
DO Tacoronte-Acentejo
DO Tacoronte-Acentejo Log
Vineyards
Area under vine
1,028.77 ha.
Altitude of vineyards
50 - 1,000 m.
Soil types
Volcanic origin, very permeable and rich in minerals. Poor in lime and abundant in nitrogen, potassium and phosphorus.
Principal grapes (w)
Gual, Malvasía, Listán blanco and Marmajuelo.
Principal grapes (r)
Listán Negro and Negramoll.
Production:
Maximum crop
10,000 kg/ha
Yield
60% (white); 70% (red)
Production 2013
19,449.81 hl
Production 2014
9,500.00 hl
Production 2015
10,330.00 hl
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