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Palma (Balearic Islands)
Palma (Balearic Islands)
Weather

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
Mallorca
Tel.: +34 971 176 666
iqua@caib.es
www.illesbalearsqualitat.es


Sources:
 
- Spanish Ministry of Agriculture

- Quality Food Institute of the Balearic Islands (IQUA)

The red Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon wines are the island's most typical.
VdT Isla de Menorca Log
Vineyards
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:
Yield
70%
Production 2014
1,196 hl
Production 2015
1,323 hl
Production 2016
1,544 hl
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