The wine region of Bierzo is located in the northwest of Spain, in the province of León, in the autonomous community of Castile and León. It is an area known for its production of high-quality wine, especially red wines made from the Mencía grape.
The Designation of Origin (DO) Bierzo was established in 1989 and has since grown in reputation, attracting the attention of wine lovers and critics.
Bierzo wines have gained recognition for their complexity, balance, and elegance. Many producers in the region are committed to quality winemaking practices, and the combination of natural factors such as climate and soil contributes to the uniqueness of Bierzo wines.
Geography & Climate
The topography of the region is characterized by hills and valleys, with a moderate Atlantic climate. The soils are largely composed of shale and slate, providing favorable conditions for the cultivation of the Mencía grape.