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DO of

Valencia

UVA

Utiel-Requena DO

Valencia DO
has 4 sub-zones:
Clariano - Alto Turia
Valentino - Moscatel de Valencia

Alicante DO

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There are also 2 DO Pago in Valencia:

El Terrerazo
(Utiel-Requena)
- Bodegas Mustiguillo -

Los Balagueses
(Utiel-Requena)
- Bodegas Vegalfaro -

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Note:
Chozas Carrascal (Utiel-Requena) has been submitted for DO Pago status but has yet to be approved by the EU...

2

What is Doble Pasta?

Where is it made in Valencia?

Wines made with twice the amount of solids as normal

Made in Alicante DO

3

What are the DO Pago of

Valencia?

EL

Terrorize Balarinas

El Terrerazo
(Utiel-Requena)
- Bodegas Mustiguillo -

Los Balagueses
(Utiel-Requena)
- Bodegas Vegalfaro -

 

Note:
Chozas Carrascal (Utiel-Requena) has been submitted for DO Pago status but has yet to be approved by the EU...

4

What is Fondillon?

Where is it made in Valencia?

A wine made from 100% over-ripe Monastrell grapes

Non-fortified

Made in Alicante DO

5

What styles of wine are made in

Utiel-Requena DO?

Blanco

Blanco Superior
(Macabeo & Chard only!)

Rosado

Rosado Superior
(100% Bobal)

Tinto

Tinto Superior
(Tempranillo & Grenache only!!)

Vendemia Inicial
(nouveau wines)

Vino Aguja

Espumoso
(Traditonal Method only!)

Espumoso Aromáticos

Vino de Licor

6

What grapes are allowed for

Utiel Requeno Superior Blanco?

Macabeo
(aka: Viura)

&

Chardonnay

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these are the only two grapes!

7

What grapes are allowed for

Utiel Requeno Superior Rosado?

100% Bobal !!!

8

What grapes are allowed for

Utiel Requeno Superior Tinto?

Tempranillo

&

Grenache

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these are the only two grapes!

9

Utiel-Requena DO

(Rd, W, Rs, Spk, VdL)

Blanco - Blanco Superior
Rosado - Rosado Superior
Tinto - Tinto Superior
Vendemia Inicial - Vino Aguja
EspumosoEspumoso Aromáticos
Vin de Licor

Blanco
(SCM-MP)
Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Macabeo,
 Planta Nova, Merseguera

~10% min ABV~

Blanco Superior
Macabeo, and Chardonnay only!
(either can be 100%)

~11% min ABV~

Rosado
~11% min ABV~

Rosado Superior
100% Bobal
~11% min ABV~

Tinto
(BTG-CMS)
Bobal, Tempranillo, Garnacha,
Cab Sauv, Merlot, Syrah

~11% min ABV~
(12% min ABV if Varietally labeled)

Tinto Superior
Garnacha, and Tempranillo only!
(either can be 100%)

~11.5% min ABV~

Tinto Tradicion - Tinto Reserva+
~12% min ABV~

Vino Aguja
~10% min ABV~

Espumoso
~11% min ABV~

Espumoso Aromáticos
~7% min ABV~

Vino de Licor
~15% min ABV~

 

Blanco, Rosado, and Tinto can be
Joven - Reserva - Gran Reserva

(there is no Crianza here)

10

What styles of wine are made in

Valencia DO?

Blanco

Rosado

Tinto

Espumoso

Espumoso Aromático

Rancio

Vin de Licor

Vino de Misa
(aka: Vino Consagrar Valencia)

Alto Turia Sub-Zone
Blanco Seco Only!!

Valentino Sub-Zone
Blanco
Rosado
Tinto

Vino de Licor

Clariano Sub-Zone
Blanco
Rosado
Tinto

Moscatel de Valencia
Vino Dulce
Vin de Licor

11

What are the Sub-Zones of

Valencia DO?

CAV-M
(Cave Man)

Clariano

Alto Turia

Valentino

Moscatel de Valencia

12

What styles of wines are made in

Alicante DO?

Blanco
(secco - semisecco - dolce)

Rosado
(secco - semisecco - dolce)

Tinto
(secco - semisecco - dolce)

Noble
(30 months min in wood - non-fortified)

Fondillón
(100% Monastrell)
(made from overripe grapes - non fortifed)
(10 years min in wood)
- Jancis describes this as "cough syrup"  -

Rancio
(2 years min in wood or glass)
stored outside

Moscatel de Alicante
(100% Moscatel de Alejandría)

Doble Pasta
(twice the amount of solids)

 

Note:
Blanco, Rosado, and Tinto can be
Joven - Crianza - Reserva - Gran Reserva

Anejo is also used here.
(36 months min in wood)

13

Alicante DO

(Rd, W, Rs, VdL)

Tinto - Blanco - Rosado
Noble - Doble Pasta
RancioFondillón
Moscatel de Alicante

Blanco
(MAMM)
Macabeo, Airen, Merseguera,
Moscatel de Alejandria

~10% min ABV~

Rosado
~11% min ABV~

Tinto
(GAMT)
Garnacha, Alicante Bouschet,
Monastrell, Tempranillo

~12% min ABV~

Vino Noble
Must use the recommended grapes only.
Cannot be used for fortified wines.

~14% min ABV~

*30 months min in wood

Rancio
~14% min ABV~

*2 years min in aging in wood or glass
*must be stored outside

Anejo
~14% min ABV~
*3 years min in wood

Moscatel de Alicate
dulce - vin de licor
~15% min ABV~

Fondillón
100% Monastrell

~16% min ABV~

*10 years min in wood

- made from overripe grapes / non-fortified -

 

Note:
Blanco, Rosado, and Tinto can be
Joven - Crianza - Reserva - Gran Reserva

14

What is

Chozas Carrascal?

A site that has been submitted for Vino de Pago status in
Utiel-Requena, Valencia.

- still awaiting approval from the EU...

15

What is

El Terrerazo?

A Vino de Pago of
Valencia

Utiel-Requena

made by:
Bodegas Mustiguillo

16

What is

Los Balagueses?

A Vino de Pago of
Valencia

Utiel-Requena

made by:
Bodegas Vegalfaro

17

What are

"Mosyca" and "Alfynal"?

The flagship wines of Iberico Bruno Prats.

- Bruno Prats (of Cht. Cos d'Estournel) project in Alicante DO.

- started in 2009

Mosyca
25% Mo(nastrell)
30% Sy(rah)
25% Ca(bernet)
- the rest Petit Verdot (which would make the name far too complex!)

Alfynal
100% Monastrell
- made from 35-70 years old vines

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