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A launch and a tasting of wines from the Almansa Denominación de Origen The Almansa Denominación de Origen presented its latest wines in Seville on 4 December. The way that D.O. Almansa wines have come on in recent years was displayed at a public event aimed at Seville’s wine and restaurant professionals. Those in attendance had the chance to get to know the philosophy behind the wines and their main competitive advantages. fhfjfj https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C4PcQM04mNk   The event took place in the Casa Regional (Regional Centre) of Castilla La Mancha in Seville, which celebrates the gastronomic and cultural treasures of its home region. The members of the Casa were invited to attend at a second showing, so that they could enjoy an evening of quality, tradition and the taste of home. After the premiere of the new film showing how the Almansa Denominación de Origen is a wine region on the up, a series of wines that represent the region and its grape varieties was served. These, ranging from young red wines, oak-aged crianzas and older reservas to fresh white wines from this year’s harvest, along with the explanations of how the different styles are made and how each needs its own special handling, were the hit of the evening.   The Almansa Denominación de Origen Consisting of just 12 wineries, the Almansa Denominación de Origen is one of the most recent wine regions in Spain to appear on the map. It is in the province of Castilla La Mancha, sitting at an altitude of 700 m and enjoying a continental climate. The quality of the wines is shown by their success on the international market. Over 70% of the wine is exported, selling in over 80 countries. D.O. Almansa, for those looking to explore wines from further afield The wines of D.O. Almansa, still relatively unknown, are a treasure trove for wine lovers and those willing to explore further afield in the search for something out of the ordinary. The star of the show is the signature local grape variety Garnacha Tintorera, a grape that stands out for both its flavours and intense, concentrated ruby red colour. It is perfect for making well-balanced wines with good fruit concentration. D.O. Almansa wines are excellent value for money, and are well-suited to all sorts of establishments and consumers, particularly those who like quality wines that offer good body, heady aromas and also taste great....

Last week the Second D.O. Almansa Wine Salon took place at the Hotel Iberostar Las Letras Gran Vía in Madrid, organized jointly with “Mi Vino” magazine. The Almansa regulatory authority (Denominación de Origen or D.O.) was there to display the twelve wineries that make up the D.O. along with their quality wines. Over the course of a day in which over 600 visitors were welcomed, D.O. Almansa was proud to put on show the distinctive qualities of the wines from the region, born of the landscape in which the grapevines grow and where they give fruit to the distinctive native grape varieties of the area. As well as learning more about a wine region that is increasingly on the map, the members of the trade, distributors, specialist journalists and members of the general public who attended were treated to a tasting of wines from the DO’s wineries and able to savour their unique qualities. DO Almansa The Almansa Denominación de Origen is one of the smallest wine appellations in Spain, comprising just 12 bodegas or wineries. These wines are enjoyed in over 20 countries around the world, as over 80% of the wine made here is exported to a range of countries, including Japan, China, Canada and the USA. Though these wines can be a bit of a hidden secret in Spain itself, wine has been made here for centuries, and they offer a delightful find for the food and wine lover who looks beyond the usual suspects routinely lined up on wine lists....

The Wine Route of Almansa has been created to present our wines and wineries from the Denomination of Origin Almansa, as a project in collaboration with the Tourist Office of Almansa, During the guided tours you can learn about the winemaking process, get to know each winery and their business philosophy and taste some of their great wines. The visits are organized through the Denomination of Origin Almansa. Please contact us for appointments for small or larger groups. Telephone: +34 967 340 258 info@vinosdealmansa.com...