The Designation of Origin Rueda was recognized the day 12 of January of 1980 by order of the Ministry of Agriculture, being the first Designation of Origin recognized in the Independent Community of Castile and Leon, after several years working by the recognition and protection of its native variety: the Verdejo.
“The area covered by the DO Rueda is specialized in the production of white wines.”
The Designation of Origin has a very favorable natural means for the production of high quality wines. Being an area specialized in the elaboration of white wines, of wide international recognition. Likewise, since 5 August 2008, red and rosé wines have also been covered by the DO; date in which the current regulation of the DO Rueda is published in the Official Gazette of Castile and Leon.
The different cultivated grape varieties are distributed irregularly by the different municipal terms that make up the DO. However, the vineyard reaches its highest concentration and intensity in the municipalities of La Seca, Rueda and Serrada. It is the vineyard of the Verdejo variety that occupies the largest area.
The varieties allowed by the regulatory council are:
– Main White Varieties: Verdejo and Sauvignon Blanc.
– Authorized White Varieties: Viura (Macabeo), Palomino Fino, Viognier and Chardonnay.
– Main red varieties: Tempranillo.
– Authorized red varieties: Red Grenache, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Syrah.
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Alegra Verdejo 20217,00€
Varieties: 100% Verdejo.
Winery: De Andrés Sisters
Designation of Origin: DO Rueda