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Verdejo DO La Mancha Gladium

Verdejo DO La Mancha Gladium

Story of the wine:
The Verdejo grape is best known in Rueda but is also grown in Spain’s vast central region of La Mancha. The Campos Reales vineyards are at higher altitude and surrounded by forests and have cooler summers and night temperatures, which suits white wines. The Denominación de Origen vineyards of La Mancha cover a larger area than all of Australia’s vineyards put together! The Gladium is a Roman sword found in archaeological excavations near the winery’s vineyards.

Grape(s): 100% Verdejo
Area: From vineyards around the town of El Provincio
Training system: Bush and Training
Vines per ha.: 3,200 per ha.
Yield: 80 hl/ha
Av. age of vines: 20 years old
Harvest: A manual harvest in early September
Vinification: The wine was fermented in stainless steel vats for 10 days at 200C. There was a malolactic fermentation.
Ageing: Aged in stainless steel vats until bottling
Pack size: 6x75cl

Descriptions for Wine List
1) A delicately aromatic nose with a touch of almond. The palate is firm and crisp.

2) The La Mancha region south of Madrid produces great value for money wines. A delicately aromatic nose with a touch of almond. The palate is firm and crisp.

Country: Spain
Region: El Provencio - La Mancha
Grape: 100% Verdejo
Product code: 5660
Pack size: 6x75cl

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Producer details

  • Producer: Bodegas Campos Reales
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  • Bodegas Campos Reales is situated in El Provencio in the heart of La Mancha, in the province of Cuenca and on the border with Toledo. The company was established in 1988 after the merger of two cooperatives in the same town. In 1996 they built a new winery, installing innovative machinery with state of the art technology, thereby creating one of the most modern bodegas in Europe, with the aim of producing wines of excellent, consistent quality and value.

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