Classification of table wines
VdlT Vino de la Tierra Wines from regions with no DO status as yet, but with an identifiable regional character.
VC Vino Comarcal Areas that have no great claims on quality.
VdM Vino de Mesa Vino de Mesa is wine made from grapes from unclassified areas or blended from different classified areas. Usually without vintage.
Crianza, Reserva and Gran Reserva
Crianza: Total stored 24 months, al least 6 months in oak.
Reserva : Total stored 36 months, al least 12 months in oak.
Gran Reserva : Total stored 60 months, al least 24 months in oak
Figures and facts about Spanish wine
Total surface area of wine in Spain :652,359 ha
Total produced wine : 11,590,455 hl
By type of wine:
Red wine : 6,347,866 hl.
White wine : 1,582,689 hl.
Rosé : 647,626 hl.
Cava : 1,692,667 hl.
Liqueur : 967,999 hl.