Gran Mañán Moscatel is a sweet wine with an intense and persistent aroma of citrus and tropical fruits and white flowers.
The origin of Santa Catalina del Mañán, popularly known in its beginnings as Bodega del Mañán, dates back to 1962 with the foundation of a large winery in the Mañán plain, Monóvar.
The current winery owes its name to the patron saint of the town, and has expanded over the years to reach a harvest of 5.5 million kilos of grapes and a stock of French oak barrels and American oak casks for aged wines, as well as the wine that has characterized the province of Alicante throughout history, Fondillón.
The history of the winery is the result of the initiative of around thirty farmers with their own wineries, who came together to solve a logistical problem regarding the transport of the wine, creating the great Mañán winery, with better facilities, logistical conditions and location.
Brave and hard-working winegrowers, among whom we highlight Francisco Paya Hernández and Silvestre Pérez, as the founders and architects of such a fruitful union.
And as a result, we enjoy a wide range of young wines, wines in barrel, as well as special wines, Moscatel and Fondillón, all of them with a very careful elaboration. Wines that are in demand from all corners of Spain, opening the way for us to export to European Union countries.
Years of hard work in close collaboration with its members have led Bodega Santa Catalina to stand out for its proximity and simplicity, demonstrating great professionalism, in a clear commitment to the promotion and culture of wine in Alicante.
As a demonstration of this eagerness to promote and make known the richness of the long winemaking tradition of our area, taking an active part as one of the wineries of Alicante participating in the Alicante Wine Route, being Monóvar a founding member.
Our 879 hectares of own vineyards guarantee the homogeneity in each of our wines and the stability in their quality year after year.
Each wine is unique thanks to the diversity of our vineyards. The diversity of soils (limestone, sandy, stony and clay soils), the climate, the geology, the variety of the vines and the style of winemaking are decisive, albeit variable, factors that give rise to wines with a unique character.
We combine traditional goblet-trained cultivation with the most modern trellis cultivation, with great concern and respect for the environment, enjoying part of our production with the organic agriculture certification, offering a complete range of organic wine in all its varieties.
Gran Mañán Moscatel
Gran Mañán Muscat Vinification
Harvesting is carried out at the optimum moment of ripeness. The grapes undergo a pre-fermentation maceration at 8-10º C, for 4 hours to obtain greater aromatic complexity. Afterwards, the flower must is obtained without pressure, and it goes directly to stainless steel tanks, where wine alcohol is added, leaving it to rest for a few months before being lightly filtered for bottling.
It is a sweet wine with an alcoholic content of 15% and a total acidity of 4.97 g/l of tartaric acid, with total sugars of 146 g/l, a density of 1.040 mg/l, a pH of 3.59 and a total of 128 mg/l of sulphur dioxide.
Gran Mañán Moscatel is pale yellow. It has an intense and persistent aroma of citrus and tropical fruits and white flowers. In the mouth it is smooth, fresh and sweet.
* Serving temperature between 5º and 7º C.
* Storage temperature between 15º and 18º C.
* To consume only is recommended very cold.
* Recommended for desserts and sweets