Cartagena (Murcia)

Cartagena (Murcia)

Max. Summer temp. : 30 ºC
Min. Winter temp.: 5 ºC
Average rainfall: 270 mm annually
Average sunshine: 2,900 hours annually

Campo de Cartagena VdT

In the region of Murcia, in the municipalities of  Cartagena, Torre Pacheco, La Unión and Fuente Álamo. Vineyard surface is 88 has.

Wines produced are white, rosé and red, which can be dry, semi-dry, semi-ssweet and swett.

White varieties approved: Merseguera and Viura (or Macabeo) are recommended. Also authorized are Chardonnay, Malvasía, Moscatel de Grano Menudo and Sauvignon Blanc.

Red varieties approved: Garnacha, Monastrell, Tempranillo (or Cencibel) are recommended. Also authorized are Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot and Syrah.

Maximum crop is 10,000 kg/ha (yield 70 hl/ha) for white varieties and 8,000 kg/ha (yield 56hl/ha) for red varieties.

Regulatory Council

VdT Campo de Cartagena
Finca La Cabaña, 30
30594 Pozo Estrecho (Cartagena)
Tel.: +34 968 556 298

Spanish Ministry of Agriculture

Regulatory Council, Campo de Cartagena VdT

Area under vine
88 ha.
Principal grapes (w)
Merseguera and Viura (or Macabeo).
Principal grapes (r)
Garnacha, Monastrell and Tempranillo (or Cencibel).
Maximum crop
8,000 kg/ha red and 10,000 kg/ha white.
56 % red grapes and 70% white grapes.