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Bodegas Campos Reales
D O La Mancha

 

Canfo 2016 White Sauvignon Blanc and Airén  
Canfo 2016 Rosado Garnacha  
Canfo 2016 Tempranillo  
Tempranillo de Canforrales 2016  


A minor revolution has been under way in DO La Mancha, the largest wine-growing region in Spain and indeed the world. La Mancha is a vast, flat natural region that includes a major part of the provinces of Toledo, Ciudad Real, Cuenca and Albacete. La Mancha is a sea of old “en vaso” or “bush trained” vines. There are more vines planted in this denomination than in all of Australia and they are mostly dry farmed and old, producing very low yields naturally. This gives an insight into how this region in particular is able to offer such a fantastic quality/price ratio.

Bodegas Campos Reales is situated in El Provencio in the heart of DO 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 a new winery was built and innovative machinery with state of the art technology installed, thereby creating one of the most modern bodegas in Europe, with the aim of producing wines of excellent, consistent quality and value.

Between El Provencio and the neighbouring villages Bodegas Campos Reales have a total of 4000 hectares of vineyards which include white varieties, Airén, Macabeo, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc, and red varieties, Tempranillo (Cencibel), Garnacha Tinta, Garnacha Tintorera, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Monastrell, Moravia Buena, Merlot and Bobal. The calcareous (lime) clay soils with their stony character are ideal for maximum water retention when there is drought, the main enemy of these vineyards. The climate is moderate Mediterranean with hot summers and cold winters. Rainfall is scarce with annual amounts averaging no more than 500 mm which fall mainly in the spring and autumn. These extremes of cold in winter and heat in summer are the ideal climatic conditions for producing excellent quality grapes.

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