Fondillón of Alicante: A historical wine.
The Fondillón of Alicante is a unique wine in the world for its history and elaboration 5th centuries ago. This special wine, Fondillón, only can make in Alicante and the organism that regulate its elaboration is the Denomination of Origin of Alicante Wines (DOP). The Fondillón should meet four requeriments:
- Production just in Alicante.
- Monastrell grape variety.
- Aged in old oak barrels from Alicante (1900 – 1950) during more than 10 years. The best Fondillon wines are aged 50 years or more.
- Minimum 16 degrees of natural alcohol, not added, such as, Oporto wines.
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