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IVES 9 IVES Conference Series 9 Pedological factor influence on the viticultural zoning of the Aljarafe Alto (Seville, Spain)

Pedological factor influence on the viticultural zoning of the Aljarafe Alto (Seville, Spain)


Aljarafe Alto est une petite zone naturelle dans le département de Séville (Espagne), où le cépage autochtone cultivé est le Palomino Garrido Fino. Les auteurs étudient l’influence de 3 types de sols (sol Rouge fersialitique, sol brun calcaire et Rendsine blanche) sur 9 vignobles de la variété “Palomino Garrido Fino” du “Aljarafe Alto” (Seville).
Les résultats expérimentaux montrent des différences statistiquement significatives pour quelques caractéristiques du potentiel agronomique des sols et leurs conséquences sur le niveau de nutrition minérale des vignobles et sur la qualité des récoltes.
Le traitement statistique des paramètres oenologiques des microvinifications des moûts issus des vignobles étudiés montre le facteur pédologique comme le critère les plus relevant dans le zonage vitivinicole de la région Aljarafe Alto (Seville).

The Aljarafe Alto is a small natural area in the province of Seville (Spain), where the autochthonous vine is the cultivar Palomino Garrido Fino. The authors study the influence of 3 types of soils (Mediterranean red soil (calcic Rhodoxeralf); calcareous brown soil (calcixerolic Xerochrept); white Rendsina (calcicxerollic Xerorthent) in nine vineyard plots. The results reveal statistically significant differences in some characteristics of the agronomie fertility of the soils and, as a consequence, in the mineral nutrition stage of the plants and crop qualify.
Musts proceeding from the vineyard plots chosen for this study were fermented in laboratory. The results from statistical treatment of oenological parameters of these wine samples reveal the pedological factor to be the most relevant for the viticultural zoning of the Aljarafe Alto zone.


Publication date: February 15, 2022

Issue: Terroir 2002

Type: Article



(1) Departamento de Cristalografia, Mineralogia y Quimica Agricola. Universidad de Sevilla. Campus de Reina Mercedes sin (41071 Sevilla, Spain)
(2) Departamento de Quimica Agricola y Edafologia. Facultad de Ciencias. Universidad de Córdoba (Córdoba, Spain)


Aljarafe, Palomino Garrido Fino, zonage vitivinicole, moûts, vins
Aljarafe, Palomino Garrido Fino, viticultural zoning, musts, wines


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