Campo de La Guardia
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Campo de la Guardia is a Vino de Pago from Spain. This is the highest category on the quality scale of Spanish wines and means that in addition to having a proven track record of consistent quality, the wines have to be both produced from estate-grown grapes and also have to be processed and aged in a winery (bodega) located on the estate.
The 81 hectare estate belongs to Bodegas Martúe and contains the following red grape varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Malbec, Tempranillo, Syrah, and Petit Verdot; the only white variety cultivated is Chardonnay.
The maximum authorised yield is 7.500 kg/ha for the Cabernet Sauvignon, 9.000 kg/ha for the Syrah and Malbec, 10.000 kg/ha for the Merlot and Petit Verdot, and 11.000 kg/ha for the Tempranillo.
The minimum alcohol content is 13°.