🇪🇸SPAINCastilla-La Mancha


CASTILLE-LA MANCHA IS  DO.- 9     VP.- 8      @Toledo

  • BLANCO= Airen, Macabeo, Malvar, Ximenez, Malvasia, Torrontes, Verdejo
    • International Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc
  • TINTO= Bobal, Boushet, Cencibel AKA=Tempranillo, Garnacha Tintorera AKA=Alicante, Garnacha, Monastrell, Moravia
    • International Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Syrah, Petit Verdot

GEOGRAPHY Spain(Central), REGION-Castille-La Mancha

  • Sub-Zones/ DO.’s Almansa DO., Jumilla DO.(Laps), La Mancha DO., Manchuela DO., Mondejar DO., Ribera del Jucar DO., Ucles DO., Valdepenas DO.
  • PROVINCES-Albacete, Ciudad Real, Cuenca, Guadalajara, Toledo

TOPOGRAPHY Flat/ Rolling, SLOPES/ Montes de Tolego, +Alt. 500mt.-1,100mt.

  • ON PLATEAU/ Meseta Central, On~Tajo~River~Lisbon~Bay~

SOILS Metamorphic, Sedimentary

CLIMATE Continental,   *Summers Hot, Dry    |   *Winters– Wet

VITICULTURE +AGED/ American Oak

HISTORY

CULTURE Bottles Distinguish by *Don Quixoti on Bottle.

  • GASTRONOMY…                  |            CHEESE... Manchego(Sheep/ Semi-Hard)

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LA MANCHA DO.     @Tomelloso

  • BLANCO= Airen, Macabeo, Moscatel Crano Menudo, Parellada, Pedro Ximenez, Torrontes, Verdejo
    • International Chardonnay, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, Viognier
  • TINTO= Bobal, Cencibel, Garnacha, Graciano, Moravia, Tempranillo
    • International Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Petit Verdot, Syrah
  • GEOGRAPHY– Spain, REGION-Castilla-La Mancha, South of Madrid-City(50km.)
    • PROVINCES-Albacete, Ciudad Real, Cuenca, Toledo, Multi-Appellation
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Flat/ Rolling, ON PLATEAU/ Central, +Alt. 660mt., On~Guadiana~River~
  • SOILS- Metamorphic, Bedrock, Sedimentary, Limestone
    • Terra Rossa– Type of Red Clay Produced by the Weathering of Limestone Over Thousands of Years and Colored by Iron Oxide
  • CLIMATE- Continental
  • VITICULTURE- 162,600 ha. Planted,  Largest Growing Area/ Spain
    • Estate/ Producers- Aayuso Estola, Castillo La Paz, Felix Solis, Finca Antigua, Finca Los Juncares(29ha.), Lozano, Pago de Vallegarcia, Tinedo Cala, Verduguez, Vinculo, Volver
  • CULTURE- CHEEESE... Manchego(Sheep/ Semi-Hard)

MONDEJAR DO.     @Mondejar

  • BLANCO= Macabeo, Malvar, Moscatel, Sauvignon Blanc, Torrontes, Verdejo
  • TINTO= Cencibel AKA=Tempranillo,
    • International Cabernet Sauvignon
  • GEOGRAPHY- Spain, REGION-Castilla-La Mancha, In La Mancha DO.
    • South of Madrid-City(45km.), BORDERS-Ucles DO.(South)
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Rolling/ Hilly, +Alt. 800mt., ON PLATEAU/ Meseta Central, On~Tagus~River~
  • SOILS- Metamorphic, Bedrock Sedimentary, Clay, Sand, Marl
  • CLIMATE- Mediterranean”  With Continental Influence
  • VITICULTURE- 700 haPlanted
    • Estate/ Producers-

UCLES DO.     @Tarancon

  • BLANCO= Macabeo, Verdejo, Moscatel
    • International Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay
  • TINTO= Garnacha, Tempranillo
    • International Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Syrah
  • GEOGRAPHY- Spain, REGION-Castilla-La Mancha, In La Mancha DO.(North)(Laps)
    • South-East of Madrid-City(    km.), BORDERS-Mondejar DO.(North)
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Rolling, ON PLATEAU/ Meseta Central
    • SLOPES/ Sierra de Altomira Mountains, +Alt. 500mt.-1,000mt.
  • SOILS- MetamorphicSedimentary, Dolomitic Limestone
  • VITICULTURE-  ?  haPlanted
    • Estate/ Producers- Fontana, Finca La Estacada, Soledad Sol Mayor, Vinergia

VALDEPENAS DO.     @Valdepenas

  • BLANCO= Airen, Macabeo, Moscatel Menudo, Verdejo
    • International Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc
  • TINTO= Cencibel AKA=Tempranillo, Garnacha
    • International Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot, Syrah
  • GEOGRAPHY- Spain, REGION-Castilla-La Mancha(South), In La Mancha DO.
    • PROVINCE-Ciudad Real
    • MUNICIPALITIES-Alcubillas, Alhambra, Montiel, Granatula de Calatrava, Moral de Calatrava, San Carlos Del Valle, Santa Cruz de Mudela, Torrenueva
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Flat/ Rolling, ON PLATEAU/ Meseta Central, +Alt. 650mt.
    • On~Jabalon~River~
  • SOILS- Metamorphic, Bedrock, Sedimentary, Chalk, Limestone
  • CLIMATE- Continental With Mediterranean” Influence
    • +Diuranl Shifts, Little Rain
  • VITICULTURE- 24,050 haPlanted
    • Estate/ Producers- Casa de la Vina, Felix Solis Avantis, Fernando Castro, Hosgesa 2000, Ja Megia Hijos,Miguel Calatayud, Navarro Lopez, Real, Santiago Apostle(Co.-Op.), Vinartis
  • CULTURE- ~Etymology~ Valdepenas Means Valley of the Rocks
    • ASSOCIATIONS~ ~DO. Valdepenas Interprofessional~
      • Mission~ Protect and Defends the Viticultural Interests of the Production Area, and Represents Producers and Processors Marketers For Consumers, Providing a Stable Framework Through Internal Regulation That Guarantees Control and Quality of the Wines

RIBERA Del JUCAR DO.     @Casas de Haro

  • BLANCO= Moscatel Menudo
    • International Sauvignon Blanc
  • TINTO= Bobal 35%, Cencibel AKA=Tempranillo
    • International Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Syrah
  • GEOGRAPHY- Spain, REGION-Castilla-La Mancha, In La Mancha DO.(East)
    • PROVINCE-Cuenca
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Flat/ Rolling/ Plain, +Alt. 650mt.-750mt., ON PLATEAU/ Meseta Central
  • CLIMATE- Continental With Mediterranean” Influence
  • VITICULTURE- 6,700 haPlanted
    • Estate/ Producers- Illana, Vega Moragona, Magelena Sueno, Purisima
  • CULTURE2003- DO. Offically Established

MANCHUELA DO.      @Villamalea

  • BLANCO= Albillo, Macabeo, Verdejo
    • International Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc
  • TINTO= Bobal 30%, Cencibel AKA=Tempranillo, Garnacha, Monastrell, Moravia
    • International Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah
  • GEOGRAPHY- Spain, REGION-Castilla La Mancha(East), BORDERS-Valenciana(East)
    • @Hw.# E-901/ #A-3
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Flat/ Rolling/ Valley
    • SLOPES/ ?, +Alt. 600mt.-1,100mt., On~Jucar/ Cabriel~Rivers~
  • SOILS- Metamorphic, Sedimentary, Calcareous Chalk
  • CLIMATE- Mediterranean With Continental Influence
  • VITICULTURE- 11,600haPlanted, White 28%/ Red 72%
    • Estate/ Producers- Altolandon, Cien y Pico, Gratias, Ponce(Juan Antonio), Sandoval, Vega Tolosa
    • Vineyards- La Estrecha

ALMANSA DO.     @Almansa

  • BLANCO= Garnacha Blanca, Verdejo, Moscatel Menudo
    • International Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc
  • TINTO= Garnacha, Garnacha Tintorere, Monastrell, Cincibel AKA=Tempranillo
    • International Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah
  • GEOGRAPHY- Spain, REGION-Castilla La Mancha(East), BORDERS-Valenciana, @Hw.#A-35
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Flat/ RollingON PLATEAU/  Meseta Central, +Alt. 750mt.
  • CLIMATE- Mediterranean With Continental Influence
  • VITICULTURE-   ?  haPlanted
    • Estate/ Producers- Bodegas Atalaya, Niel Santofimia, Piqueras, Tinoralba

JUMILLA DO.        @Jumilla

  • BLANCO= Airen, Macabeo, Pedro Ximenez, Moscatel Grado Menudo, Verdejo
    • International Chardonnay, Malvasia, Sauvignon Blanco
  • TINTO= Monastrell 80%, Garnacha, Garnacha Tintorera, Cencibel AKA=Tempranillo
    • International Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot, Syrah
  • GEOGRAPHY- Spain, REGION-Castilla-La Mancha, (Laps)MurciaRegion(45%)
    • PROVINCES-Albacete, Murcia, Near Coast/ Mediterranean Sea(60km.), @Hw.#A-30
    • CITIES-Albatana, Fuente Alamo, Helin, Montealegre del Castillo, Ontur, Tobarra
    • Sub-Zones- Carche Valley
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Flat/ Rolling”, ON PLATEAU/ Meseta Central
    • SLOPES/ Tobarra Mountains, +Alt. 400mt.-800mt., (Surrounded by Mountains)
    • Transition-Zone-BETWEEN-Coast & Central Castilian Plateau
  • SOILS- Sedimentary, Brown, Limestone, Sand
  • CLIMATE- Mediterranean With Continental Influence
  • VITICULTURE- 3,200 haPlanted,  CHALLENGES- 100° Summers, Spring Frost
    • Estate/ Producers– Arraez, Asensio Carcelen(Nat.Pro.), Baica, Bleda, Carchelo, Casa Castillo, Caso Rojo, Crapula, Ego, Hacienda del Carche, Hilanda, Luzon, Madrid Romero, Monterebro, El Nido, Juan Gil, Julia Roch e Hijos, Sierra Norte, Vino Elena, Xenysel
  • CULTURE- FESTIVALS~ ~Fiestas de la Vendimia~(August)
    • GASTRONOMY … Rice With Rabbit and Snails, Relleno/ Pelotas(Chicken Meatballs), Pan Fried Baby Goat
  • GOING THERE-  ~Visit the Castile of Jumilla~
    • WINE TRAILS~ ~Ruta del Vine de Jumilla~


Vino de la Tierra’s of Castilla La Mancha

  • BIANCO= Any White Grapes Varieties Approved For Production In Castilla-La Mancha.
  • TINTO= Any Red Grapes Varieties Approved For Production In Castilla-La Mancha.
  • VITICULTURE– Wines Produced In CASTILLA-La MANCHA Non-Conforming to a DO.

CASTILLA VT.      @

  • GEOGRAPHY- Spain, REGION-Castilla La Mancha, PROVINCE– ?

GALVEZ VT.      @

  • GEOGRAPHY- Spain, REGION-Castilla La Mancha, PROVINCE– ?

POZOHONDO VT.      @

  • GEOGRAPHY- Spain, REGION-Castilla La Mancha, PROVINCE– ?

SIERRA De ALCARAZ VT.     @

  • GEOGRAPHY- Spain, REGION-Castilla La Mancha, PROVINCE– ?

Vino De Pago of Castilla La Mancha

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VINO PAGO-DOMINIO De VALDEPUSA VP.     @Toledo

  • TINTO= Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot, Syrah
  • GEOGRAPHY- Spain, REGION-Castilla La Mancha, PROVINCE-Toledo
    • MANICIPALITY– Malpica de Tajo
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Rolling/ Hilly +Alt. 500 mt.
  • VITICULTURE- 50 ha. Planted

VINO PAGO-CAMPO De GUARDIO VP.      @Toledo

  • TINTO= Tempranillo
    • International Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Merlot, Petit Verdot, Syrah
  • BLANCO= Chardonnay
  • GEOGRAPHY- Spain, REGION-Castilla La Mancha, PROVINCE-Toledo
    • MANICIPALITY-La Guardia
  • VITICULTURE- 81 ha. Planted, Owned by Bodegas Martue

VINO PAGO-GUIJOSO VP.      @Albacete

  • GEOGRAPHY- Spain, REGION-Castilla La Mancha, PROVINCE– Albacete
    • MANICIPALITY-El Bonillo
  • TOPOGRAPHY- “Rolling/ Hilly, +Alt. 1,000mt.
  • VITICULTURE- 99 ha. Planted

VINO PAGO-DEHESA Del CARRIZAL VP.      @Retuerta del Bulllaque

  • TINTO= Tempranillo
    • International Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Merlot, Petit Verdot, Syrah
  • BLANCO= Chardonnay
  • GEOGRAPHY- Spain, REGION-Castilla La Mancha, PROVINCE-Ciudad Real
    • MANICIPALITY
  • TOPOGRAPHY- SLOPES/ Montes de Toledo/ Rana Mountains
  • VITICULTURE- 28 ha. Planted, Owned by Grandes Pagos de Espana

VINO PAGO-FINCA ELEZ VP.     @Albacete

  • TINTO= Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Syrah, Tempranillo
  • BLANCO= Chardonnay
  • GEOGRAPHY- Spain, REGION-Castilla La Mancha, PROVINCE-Albacete
    • MANICIPALITY-El Bonillo
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Hilly, SLOPES/ Sierra de Alcaraz, +Alt. 1,090 mt.
  • VITICULTURE- 39 ha. Planted,  Owned by Sierra de Alcaraz

VINO PAGO-FLORENTINO VP.      @Ciudad Real

  • GEOGRAPHY- Spain, REGION-Castilla La Mancha, PROVINCE– Ciudad Real
    • MANICIPALITY– Malagon
  • VITICULTURE- 58 ha. Planted, Owned by Arzuaga Group
  • CULTURE- AKA=La Solana Estate

VINO PAGO-CASA Del BIANCO VP.

  • GEOGRAPHY- Spain, REGION-Castilla La Mancha
  • VITICULTURE- ? ha. Planted

VINO PAGO-CALZADILLA VP.     @Huete

  • GEOGRAPHY- Spain, REGION-Castilla La Mancha
  • VITICULTURE- 26 ha. Planted


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