Almansa wines: intensity, aroma and flavor.
Viticulture in Almansa territory has a great history without interruptions since the 16th century. Founded in 1966, the production area is in the east of Castilla-La Mancha.
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Its soils are usually limestone, with a sandy texture. This is how wines with high aroma and intensity of color are achieved.
The authorized grape varieties are Garnacha Tintorera, Monastrell and Tempranillo, but other varieties such as Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon or Merlot are also allowed.
Currently, there are more than 20 wineries registered in this Denomination of Origin.
Characteristics of the DO Almansa
The geographical location has peculiar environmental characteristics, most of its vineyards are located on flat land. It is the altitude that makes its climate dry and continental, being milder than in the interior of La Mancha.
The cultivation area has this area approximately of vineyard.
The geographical positioning ensures a certain altitude with respect to sea level, which sets the topographic homogeneity for the production area.
13 million liters
The annual production of wine in this territory is around 13 million liters.
It has some climatic conditions between the Levante time and the Manchego time. From hot summers, which can exceed 40ºC and dry, to cold winters that can reach -10ºC. This gives the wines a unique character.
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