Altitude Matters In Ribera del Duero - Wine & Spirits Magazine

Altitude Matters In Ribera del Duero

Pine trees stand like sentinels guarding ancient, twisted tempranillo vines. The soil, a mix of orange and red pebbles, grows the occasional rosemary bush and thorny shrub. Here in Peña Lobera, there are a mere thousand vines, spread among three small parcels, nearly 3,000 feet above sea level outside the…

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This story appears in the print issue of June 2014.
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