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The Somontano wine appellation, created in 1984, is located in the province of Huesca near Barbastro, at the foot of the Pyrenees. There are 3 sub-areas: The Plains, The Somontano wine and The Hills, which spread over 43 districts. With about 4,700 cultivated hectares, Somontano has 518 growers and 32 wineries, producing wines of excellent quality recognized by the most important wine guides.
The climate has cold winters and hot summers, and sudden changes in temperature in late autumn and spring. Not very fertile soils are brown and calcareous, with a good level of limestone, good sanitary conditions and permeability.
The white wines of Somontano wine are produced from Macabeo, Garnacha Blanca, Alcañón, Chardonnay or Gewürtztraminer. Its classic red wines, very well-structured, are made with Tempranillo, Garnacha Tinta, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Moristel, Pinot Noir, Syrah or Moristel.
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