By La Mancha Wines
Today we begin a new series of posts about the grape varieties you can find in DO La Mancha wines:
Cencibel or tempranillo variety is the most important of the red grapes in the Designation of originLa Mancha, with the highest reputation for quality at the national and international level.
It is the most used in La Mancha, to produce red wines with aging, it its versions of single varietal or blending with others. Its production is moderate, although very high in quality.
In other regions, it is known as Ull de Llebre (Eye of the rabbit), Tinto de Toro, Tinto Fino, Tinto del Pais, Jacibera and Verdiell.
It is an early maturing variety that produces a medium size cluster, compact and regular, which grapes are medium-thick skin and soft flesh, and its colorless juice.
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