Torcuato Huertas has just 3 hectares on which he grows a staggering 21 varieties of grape. Located on the north side of the Sierra Nevada he has two plots of land, one at 900m and the other at 1050m above sea level. The climate here is continental, with long hot summer days and cool nights. Snow is normal in winter. The two plots however each have their own microclimate. The vines of the lower plot are grown on clay and are relatively protected whereas the higher is an exposed plateau of red soil, more exposed, subject to snowstorms.