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Bodegas Leganza, S.A.
Winery Wines

Red wine 1998 D.O. La Mancha Reserva Condesa de Leganza, Castilla-La Mancha, Spain

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 12.5%
Maturing: Barrique
Registration number : #NM-0919214

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 23 December, 2003

Historical landscape in the centre of Spain, geographically known as Castilla-La Mancha (Castillo-La Mancha) and formerly as New Castile (Castilla la Nueva). With almost 80,000 square kilometres, the region is the third largest in Spain after Castile-Leon (Old Castile) in the north and Andalusia in the south. La Mancha and the region of Extremadura to the west are part of the huge Meseta plateau landscape. It became particularly famous through the writer Miguel de Cervantes (1547-1616) and his novel "Don Quixote de la Mancha". In the huge plain with the typical windmills there are extreme climatic conditions with...

The red grape variety comes from Spain. More than 80 synonyms testify to its great age and wide distribution. The most important ones grouped alphabetically by country are Negretto, Santo Stefano(Italy); Valdepeñas(California); Aragón, Aragones, Aragonez, Aragonez da Ferra, Aragonez de Elvas, Arinto Tinto, Roriz, Tinta Aragonez, Tinta Roriz, Tinta Santiago(Portugal); Albillo Negro, Aldepenas, Arauxa, Arganda, Botón de Gallo, Castellana, Cencibel, Chinchillana, Chinchilyano, Escobera, Grenache de Logrono, Jacibiera, Jacivera, Negra de Mesa, Piñuela, Sensibel, Tempranilla, Tempranillo de la Rioja, Tempranillo de Perralta,...

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