Costers del Segre

Costers del Segre

41° 48' 00" N


0° 51' 00" E




about this subregion

Nestled within the picturesque landscape of Catalonia, Spain, the Costers del Segre subregion is a hidden gem in the world of wine. This unique wine-producing area is characterized by its diverse and striking environment, which plays a crucial role in shaping the distinct flavors and profiles of its wines.

Costers del Segre boasts a varied terrain, with vineyards spread across undulating hills, rocky soils, and riverbanks. The region's Mediterranean climate, marked by hot summers and cold winters, is tempered by the Segre River, providing an ideal microclimate for viticulture. These environmental factors contribute to the terroir of the region, influencing the grapes grown here and the resulting wines.

Among the most planted red grape varieties in Costers del Segre are Garnacha Tinta, Tempranillo, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Merlot. These grapes thrive in the warm summers, producing rich and robust red wines known for their depth and complexity. On the white grape side, Macabeo, Xarel·lo, Parellada, and Chardonnay dominate the vineyards. These white varieties take advantage of the region's cool nights and warm days to produce crisp and refreshing wines, often used in sparkling Cava production.

The Costers del Segre subregion, with its captivating environment and diverse grape varieties, offers a vibrant tapestry of flavors and experiences for wine enthusiasts seeking to explore the unique terroir of Catalonia. Whether you're sipping a velvety Tempranillo or a zesty Xarel·lo, you're sure to discover the essence of this distinctive wine-producing region.


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Vineyard Hectares



2,000 - 2,500


Discover Terroir

Costers del Segre is a Spanish DO located in the province of Lérida.

This region has a particularly markedly continental climate, with a good amount of sunlight throughout the year and little rainfall (between 300 and 450 mm). The average temperature of the region varies between 14°C and 15°C, reaching a maximum of 35°C during the summer. In winter, on the other hand, frosts are frequent.

The vineyards of this DO are located at an altitude of between 200 and 1100 meters, on calcareous soils with a thin layer of sand.


Most Planted Red Grape Varieties: Garnacha Tinta, Tempranillo, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot

Most Planted White Grape Varieties: Macabeo, Xarel·lo, Parellada, Chardonnay

The Costers del Segre wine region is a treasure trove of exceptional wines, both red and white, shaped by its diverse terroir and winemaking expertise.

Among the region's red wines, the Cabernet Sauvignon grape reigns supreme. This international varietal thrives in the warm, sunny climate and well-drained soils, resulting in bold and structured red wines. Bursting with dark fruit flavors, hints of spice, and elegant tannins, Costers del Segre Cabernet Sauvignon wines offer a rich and sophisticated drinking experience.

For the white wines, Chardonnay holds a prominent place in Costers del Segre. The region's cooler nights and higher altitudes infuse the Chardonnay grapes with remarkable acidity and freshness, creating wines with a delightful balance. Crisp green apple and tropical fruit notes dance on the palate, enhanced by subtle oak influences from aging. The result is a collection of vibrant and versatile white wines that complement a wide range of cuisines and occasions.

As an innovative wine region, Costers del Segre embraces the blend of traditional and modern winemaking techniques, allowing for the creation of wines that reflect the region's unique character. Whether indulging in the robust Cabernet Sauvignon or savoring the elegant Chardonnay, each sip takes you on a journey through the diverse terroir of Costers del Segre, leaving a lasting impression of Catalonia's winemaking prowess.