Palma (Balearic Islands)

Palma (Balearic Islands)

Max. Summer temp. : 37 ºC
Min. Winter temp. : 4 °C
Average rainfall: 450 mm annually

Formentera VdT

The grape-growing area where wines with the "Vino de la tierra de Formentera" geographical indication are made is the island of Formentera.

Formentera's vine growers and winemakers have specialized in the production of red and rosé wines whose characteristics are well known and highly praised by both local inhabitants and visitors to the island. Generally these are wines with a high alcohol content.

Regulatory Council

VdT Formentera
Quality Food Institute of the Balearic Islands (IQUA)
Reina de la Constança, 4
07006 Palma
Tel.: +34 971 176 666

Spanish Ministry of Agriculture

Quality Food Institute of the Balearic Islands (IQUA)

Area under vine
12.38 ha.
Altitude of vineyards
Sea level
Soil types
Limestone with red soils ("call vermell").
Principal grapes (w)
Malvasia, Prensal Blanco, Chardonnay, Viognier, Garnacha Blanca and Moscatel de Grano Menudo.
Principal grapes (r)
Monastrell, Fogoneu, Tempranillo, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot.
Production 2014
165.65 hl
Production 2015
234.45 hl
Production 2016
266.70 hl