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Weather

Mediterranean-continental (with Atlantic influence).

  • Cold winter.
  • Warm summer.
  • Mild autumn and spring.

Ideal climate for high-quality dry wines, optimum at over 450m above sea level. Valdeorras is ideal as the entire region stands at between 300m and 700m above sea level and, therefore, falls within Winkler’s zone 1.

Temperatures:
Tª min=-8º C Tª med=11º C Tª máx=33º C

Pluviometric:
850-1.000mm Annual

Limits for harvesting:
600-800mm Annual

Total hrs. of sunshine:
2.100-2.200 – March to September, 1.450 optimum for maduration

Thermal efficiency (Winkler- Amerine):
1300-1500