Tacoronte-Acentejo

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Oxford Companion to Wine

Oxford Companion to Wine

By Jancis Robinson

Published 2006

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Tacoronte-Acentejo, do wine region of 1,730 ha/4,270 acres of vines on the west-facing slopes up to 800m in the north east of the volcanic island of Tenerife in the canary islands. Tacoronte-Acentejo produces red wines made predominantly from the dark-berried listán Negro and Negramoll grapes. The fertile volcanic soil imparts a peculiar character to these improving wines.

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