DO TORO

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LOCATION: The D.O. Toro spans 12 municipalities of Zamora and 3 of Valladolid, corresponding to the district of Bajo Duero. The river Duero crosses the region from east to west, and the D.O. lies to the south of the river.

CLIMATE: 

Extreme continental climate with Atlantic influence. Dry, with low rainfall (annual level averages 350–400 mm.) Harsh winters, long periods of frost. Short and mild summers and marked temperature differences between day and night.

SOIL:

The DO is characterized by a gently undulating relief. The height above sea level of the vineyards stands between 620 m and 750 m.  Brown lime soils. The best soils are gravelly alluvial.

GRAPE VARIETIES:

WHITE: Malvasía, Verdejo.

RED: Tinta de Toro, Garnacha