Condado de Huelva DO

Condado de Huelva is an old DO in south-western Andalucia, close to the border with Portugal. In the southern section of the DO lies the Coto de Doñana, a natural wetland and ornithologists' paradise now classified as a natural park.

County of Huelva enjoys ideal conditions for growing grapes: mild in winter and spring and long, hot summers of evident Atlantic influence, with an average annual temperature in the region of 17 ° C and oscillating relative humidity between 60% and 80%.

 

Regulatory Council

Consejo Regulador de la DO Condado de Huelva
Plaza Ildefonso Pinto, s/n
21710 Bollullos Par del Condado
Huelva
Tel: (+34) 959 410 322
cr@condadodehuelva.es
www.condadodehuelva.es


 

Sources

Spanish Ministry of Agriculture

Regulatory Council, PDO Condado de Huelva

 

This DO enjoys ideal conditions for growing grapes.

Vineyards
Area under vine

2,900 ha.

Altitude of vineyards

50 - 180 m.

Soil types

Neutral or slightly alkaline soils, frank and medium fertility, with zones of unsurpassed quality for growing grapes.

Principal grapes (w)

Zalema, Palomino Fino, Listán de Huelva, Garrido Fino, Moscatel de Alejandría, Pedro Ximénez, Colombard y Sauvignon Blanc.

Principal grapes (r)

Syrah, Tempranillo, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc.

Production
Maximum crop

10,000 kg/ha

Yield

70% white; 60% young whites

Production 2013

200,000 hl

Production 2014

220,000 hl

Production 2015

222,634 hl