Binissalem (Balearic Islands)
Binissalem (Balearic Islands)
Weather

Max. Summer temp. : 29-32 ºC
Min. Winter temp. : 4-7 °C
Average rainfall: 550 mm annually
Average sunshine: 2,750 hours annually

Binissalem Mallorca DO

Binissalem was the first of the Balearic Island’s Denominations of Origin to be granted this status in 1990. It takes its name from the growing area’s largest town, located at the centre of the island of Mallorca.

The wines from this area have distinctive character and remarkable quality thanks to the native grape varieties from which they are made, although today modern wines blended with recently planted varieties from abroad are also successful.

The native Manto Negro grape has shown a tremendous potential for ageing, which suggests that this area may produce great wines in the future.

The wineries in this DO are now equipped with the very latest technological advances.


Regulatory Council


Consejo Regulador DO Binissalem Mallorca
Celler del Rei, 9, nº1
07350 Binissalem
Islas Baleares
Tel.: +34 971 51 21 91
info@binissalemdo.com
www.binissalemdo.com


Sources:
 
- Spanish Ministry of Agriculture

- Regulatory Council, Binissalem Mallorca PDO

They are, generally speaking, family companies run under the château principle - that is, vineyards and winery as a single unit.
DO Binissalem Mallorca
DO Binissalem Mallorca Log
Vineyards
Area under vine
362.37 ha.
Altitude of vineyards
70 - 140 m.
Soil types
Soils coming from quaternary continental sediments, with abundant limestone.
Principal grapes (w)
Moll or Prensal Blanc, Moscatel de Alejandría and Moscatel de Grano Menudo.
Principal grapes (r)
Manto Negro.
Production:
Maximum crop
9,000 kg/ha
Yield
72%
Production 2013
2,861,739 kg
Production 2014
2,622,187 kg
Production 2015
1,977,107 kg
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