Palma (Balearic Islands)

Palma (Balearic Islands)

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

Isla de Menorca VdT

This VdT covers all the island of Menorca.

The red Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon wines are the island's most typical. They are bright cherry-coloured wines with a predominance of red fruit and spicy aromas. As for its white wines highlight the single-grape varieties made with Malvasia grapes from the Albufera del Grau Natural Park. They are bright, pale yellow wines with an abundant aroma characterized by a predominance of herbaceous fragrances (recently cut grass) and flowers (white flowers)

Regulatory Council

VdT Isla de Menorca
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
41.15 ha.
Altitude of vineyards
Sea level
Soil types
Limestone with red soils ("call vermell").
Principal grapes (w)
Chardonnay, Macabeo, Malvasia, Moscatel de Alejandria, Parellada and Moll.
Principal grapes (r)
Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Monastrell, Ull de Llebre (Tempranillo) and Syrah.
Production 2014
1,196 hl
Production 2015
1,323 hl
Production 2016
1,544 hl