Max. Summer temp. : 40 ºC
Min. Winter temp.: -8ºC
Average rainfall: 250 mm annually
Average sunshine: 2,705 hours annually
Almansa's 7,200 hectares of vineyards are watched over by the town's splendid castle, which looks out over south-eastern Albacete province.
The Monastrell grape is just beginning to show its tremendous potential here, as elsewhere in Valencia, and wine-making styles are beginning to develop slowly along similar lines. As in other neighbouring denominations, the pioneering bodegas' new red wines, blending Monastrell with Tempranilo, are finding a place in export markets.
Asoc Agrupación Productores Vino de la D.O. Almansa
Avenida Carlos III, 5. Ermita de San Blas
Tel.: +34 967 340 258
This is a land of transit between the meseta and the Mediterranean, sharing characteristics from both areas.