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    Tacoronte-Acentejo wine region

    Tacoronte Acentejo Spanish Label WineThis was the first official DO of the Canary Islands. The territory is situated on the north-western slopes of the extinct volcano of Mount Teide or Pico de Teide (12,198 feet /3,718 metres), where the vineyards are sited on terraces at heights of 656-2,624 feet (200-800 metres).

    The climate is sub-tropical but with strong maritime influences. The vineyards in this area received much more water relative to other parts of the Canaries. The soil consists of underlying volcanic layers covered with a red loam interspersed with some chalk.