Spanish Wine / La Mancha
Wines La Mancha We are probably talking about one of the areas of Spain, more favorable for growing grapes and making quality grapes. The yield per hectare is very high and that accompanies the grape (...) continue reading
Wines La Mancha
We are probably talking about one of the areas of Spain, more favorable for growing grapes and making quality grapes.
The yield per hectare is very high and that accompanies the grape quality.
Its extension is the largest in Spain and perhaps around the world.
This watered by three rivers and its length is more than 500,000 hectares of vineyard, so it is known in the wine world as "La Bodega in Europe."
The wine tasted of La Mancha origin XII century in full Reconquista, although there are some who claims that dates back to Roman times. During the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries the wines from this region supplied the court for its proximity to Madrid and mentions the manchego wine in the most universal book written in Spanish, Don Quixote are frequent.
The grape varieties used are
• White: Airen, Macabeo, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Verdejo, Moscatel de Grano Menudo, Pedro Ximenez, Parellada, Torrontes, Gewurztraminer, Riesling yViognier.
• Inks: Tempranillo, Garnacha, Moravia, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Merlot, Petit Verdot, Graciano, Malbec, Cabernet Franc and Pinot Noir.
Graduations wines are:
-For The red between 11.5 ° and 13 °
-For Whites between 10.5º and 13º
-For Between 10.5º and 13º Pink