For a wine to be considered a quality wine, certified by the Almansa Denomination of Origin, the winery must comply with a series of cultivation, production and elaboration requirements.
In order to make use in the mention of a specific and unique vine variety, it will be necessary that at least 86% of the grape corresponds to that variety and is reflected as such in the cellar books.
For the protected designation of origin Almansa the traditional term referred to in Article 118 duovicies.1a) of Council Regulation (EC) No 1234/2007 of 22 October 2007, Single CMO Regulation, is Denominación de Origen.
In accordance with Article 118s.3(a) of the above-mentioned Regulation, such traditional terms may replace the expression Denominación de Origen Protegida (Protected Designation of Origin) on the labelling of wines.
The traditional terms, as referred to in Article 118 duovicies.1b) of Council Regulation (EC) No 1234/2007 of 22 October 2007, which may be used for wines covered by the protected designation of origin Almansa are: Crianza, Reserva, Gran Reserva, Añejo, Noble, Superior, Viejo and Rancio.