Max. Summer temp. : 30-35 ºC
Min. Winter temp.: -10 ºC
Average rainfall: 500 mm annually
Average sunshine: 2,700 hours annually
Tierra de León DO
Tierra de León Protected Designation of Origin born on July of 2007, but the existence of a characteristic grape and wines variety in this area comes to the Roman Era, lots of centuries ago.
The production area, with 1,413 Ha, is situated on the south of León and part of the north of Valladolid provinces. It is under the influence of Esla and Cea riverside.
The primal grape varieties are Verdejo, Godello, Albarín, Malvasía and Palomino (white); Prieto Picudo, Mencía, Tempranillo, y Garnacha (red). The Prieto Picudo grape is the most characteristic of this area and is known for have shape of a peak and squeezer bunch of grapes.
Consejo Regulador DO Tierra de León
Edificio Mirador de la Condesa - Complejo La Isla, s/n
24200 Valencia de Don Juan
Tel.: +34 987 751 089
- Spanish Ministry of Agriculture
- Regulatory Council, Tierra de León PDO
The Prieto Picudo grape is the most characteristic of this area and is known for have shape of a peak and squeezer bunch of grapes.