Aireén is a white grape normally used for winemaking.
Where is the Airen grape wine made?
This variety is native to Spain, where it represents 30% of the country's total vineyards.
The grape variety airén is according to the records the largest variety of white grapes planted in Spain, approximately occupies a third of the Spanish vineyard.
The airen is a quite resistant variety to the drought reason why it adapts well to the continental dry climate of La Mancha where it is native and where its zone of majority culture is.
Adapted to poor and infertile soils.
Fairly tolerant to the most common pests and diseases in continental areas.
Very resistant to pests and diseases, so it is a variety that can be used for organic vineyards.
The most commonly used type of driving is the traditional open-cup or glass.
At present, they are being trained in trellis for the mechanization of the vineyard.
The wines are generally not very complex.
It produces aromatic wines with low acidity, pale yellow and full-bodied. It is a very neutral variety and therefore it is used for mixed wines.
Currently, the first monovarietals of this variety are being developed.
Variety with few aromas, but which are enhanced by cold-making and controlling fermentation, achieving interesting aromas of grass and green fruit.
With very little acidity and good alcohol content.
These whites oxidize very easily and can give reduced aromas easily if the wine is not consumed young.
If you have an interesting wine, you can present it to the Airenes contest around the world.