ENOLOGY AND WINES FROM MALLORCA …
If you are a wine and good table lover, here you have an excellent opportunity to taste the good broths that the Island of Mallorca offers. With a mild and privileged climate is an ideal place for the culture of the grapevine. The soils are of variable nature (dun, dun – limy…) with a big difference regarding to other wine areas: the high price of the hectare of vineyard.
The great number of autochthonous varieties that exist in the Island, cultivated patiently, the lower productions and well elaboration, give place to wines with personality, peculiar, different to those of the rest of the world. In the stained varieties, the most abundant there is autochthonous black mantle that is the base for the production of the majority of the stained wines, being obligatory in some D.O. that has to be cultivated and engage in production in 50 %. A good complement for this variety is it also autochthonous Callet, Red. Native of the Balearic Islands. It is a grape with little structure, which does not give many tannins, and produces high alcohol wines. It is often mixed with Cabernet, Manto Negro or Tempranillo to gain in complexity and better withstand the barrel aging.
Denomination of Origin (D.O) of Mallorca:
The Region obtained the Name of origin in the year 1990 after an extensive wine history. It is composed by the municipalities of: Sencelles, Binissalem, Santa Maria del Camí, Consell and Santa Eugenia. The situation on the level of the sea is of between 75 and 200 m.
Link of Interest: Binissalem Vines
Description: Wines with name of origin stained, pink, white and frothy differentiated and distinguished. Black Mantle and Moll are elaborated principally by grapes of the autochthonous varieties. The stained wines are of high graduation, of strong personality, with body, balanced well and suitable for the upbringing. The white wines are differentiated, delicate and fruity.
PLA I LEVANT:
The Region obtained the Name of origin in the year 1999. It is composed by the municipalities of: Manacor, Porreres, Felanitx, Llucmajor, Algaida, Muro and Petra. The area that understands these municipalities understands one of the zones of production with more wine tradition.
Link of Interest: Pla i Llevant Wines
Description: Wines with name of origin stained, pink, white, frothy, of needle and of liquor, of recognized reputation. They are wines elaborated with the following stained varieties: Callet, Fogoneu, Tempranillo, Black Mantle, Monastrell, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Syrah and Pinot Noir; and with the white varieties: Chardonnay, Moll, Macabeo, Parellada, Muscatel and Riesling.
Wines of the Land (VdiT) of Mallorca:
SERRA TRAMUNTANA – COAST NORD:
Formed by 18 municipalities located to the northwest of the Island of Mallorca, between Formentor’s end and the coast Andratx’s southwest. Wines of the land elaborated with the white varieties Chardonnay, Macabeo, Malmsey wine, Muscatel, Parellada, Moll and Sauvignon blanc, and with the stained varieties of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Monastrell, Syrah and Tempranillo.
Link of Interest: Wines from Serra de Tramuntana
Wines of the land elaborated in the Island of Mallorca from the varieties of grape white prensal (moll), chardonnay, macabeo, malmsey wine, muscatel of Alexandria, muscatel of tiny grain, parellada, riesling and sauvignon blanc; and from the stained varieties: callet, black mantle, cabernet sauvignon, fogoneu, merlot, monastrell, syrah, tempranillo and pinot to nongo.
Link of Interest: Mallorca Regional Wines
Wines of the land elaborated with the white varieties Moll, Chardonnay, Macabeo, Malmsey wine, Muscatel of Alexandria, Muscatel of Tiny Grain, Parellada, Riesling, Viognier and Suvignon Blanco; and with the stained varieties Callet, Black Mantle, Fogoneu, Monastrell, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Syrah, Tempranillo and Pinot Noir.
Link of Interest: Illes Balears Regional Wines
Enjoy visiting Mallorca Vineyards and enjoy drinking our good wines…