Costa de Cantabria

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Costa de Cantabria VdlT
Wine region
VdlT Costa de Cantabria location.svg
Costa de Cantabria VdlT in the region of Cantabria
TypeVino de la Tierra
CountrySpain

Costa de Cantabria is a Spanish geographical indication for vino de la tierra wines located in the autonomous region of Cantabria, on the north coast of Spain. Vino de la tierra is one step below the mainstream denominación de origen indication on the Spanish wine quality ladder.

The area covered by this geographical indication comprises the municipalities in Cantabria located between the Atlantic or Cantabrian Sea coast and the Picos de Europa mountain range. It specifically excludes the municipalities already covered by the Liébana Vino de la Tierra geographic indication.

The vineyards are located mainly in the municipalities of Valle de Villaverde, Vidular, Bárcena de Cicero and Esles.

It acquired its Vino de la Tierra status in 2005.[1]

Grape varieties[edit]

Red: Ondarrabi belza and Verdejo Negro

White: Godello, Verdejo, Albillo, Chardonnay, Malvasía, Ondarrabi Zuri and Picapoll Blanco

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-04-12. Retrieved 2013-10-21.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link) Ministerio de Agricultura, Pesca y Alimentación. In Spanish