🇪🇸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

  • ON PLATEAU– Central, On~Tajo~River~Lisbon~Bay~

SOILSMetamorphic“, “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)


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, On~Guadiana~River~
  • SOILS= “Metamorphic“, Bedrock, “Sedimentary
    • Terra Rossa is 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, Lozano, Pago de Vallegarcia, Tinedo Cala, Verduguez, Vinculo, Volver
  • CULTURECHEEESE… Manchego(Sheep/ Semi-Hard)

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-Central
    • On~Jabalon~River~
  • SOILS= “Metamorphic“, Bedrock, “Sedimentary” Chalk
  • CLIMATE= “Mediterranean“, With “Continental” Influence
    • +DIURNAL 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 Vitivinicultural 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

MONDEJAR DO.     @Mondejar

  • BLANCO= Macabeo, Malvar, Moscatel, Sauvignon Blanc, Torrontes, Verdejo
  • TINTO= Cencibel AKA=Tempranillo, 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– 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– Central
    • SLOPES/ Sierra de Altomira Mountains, +Alt.500mt.-1,000mt.
  • SOILS= “Metamorphic“, “Sedimentary“, Dolomitic Limestone
  • VITICULTURE–  ?  haPlanted
    • Estate/ Producers– Fontana, Finca La Estacada, Soledad Sol Mayor, Vinergia

RIBERA Del JUCAR DO.     @Casas de Haro

  • BLANCO= Moscatel Menudo
    • International– Sauvignon Blanc
  • TINTO= Bobal, Cencibel AKA=Tempranillo
    • International– Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Syrah
  • GEOGRAPHY– Spain, REGION-Castilla-La Mancha, In La Mancha DO.(East)
  • TOPOGRAPHY– “Plain/ Rolling”, +Alt.750mt., ON PLATEAU– Central
  • CLIMATE= “Mediterranean“, With “Continental” Influence
  • VITICULTURE–  ?  haPlanted
    • Estate/ Producers– Illana, Vega Moragona, Magelena Sueno, Purisima

MANCHUELA DO.      @Villamalea

  • BLANCO= Albillo, Macabeo, Verdejo,
    • International– Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc
  • TINTO= Bobal, Cencibel AKA=Tempranillo, Garnacha, Monastrell, Moravia
    • International– Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah
  • GEOGRAPHY– Spain, REGION-Castilla La Mancha(East), BORDERS: Valenciana(East)
  • TOPOGRAPHY– “Flat/ Rollling/ Valley”
    • SLOPES/ ? +Alt.600mt.-700mt., On~Jucar/ Cabriel~Rivers~
  • VITICULTURE–  ?   haPlanted
    • Estate/ Producers– Altolandon, Cien y Pico, Ponce, Sandoval, Vega Tolosa

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
  • TOPOGRAPHY– “Flat/ Rolling”, +Alt.750mt., ON PLATEAU– Central
  • CLIMATE= “Continental
  • 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)Murcia ‘Region‘(45%)
    • PROVINCES-Albacete, Murcia, Near Coast/ Mediterranean Sea(60km.)
    • CITIES– Albatana, Fuente Alamo, Helin, Montealegre del Castillo, Ontur, Tobarra
    • Sub-Zones– Carche Valley
  • TOPOGRAPHY– “Flat/ Rolling”, ON PLATEAU– 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, 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– FESTIVAL– ~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– “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
  • TOPOGRAPHYSLOPES/ 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
  • CULTUREAKA=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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