Mallorca, a charming island in the heart of the Mediterranean, is home to a rich winemaking tradition dating back to Roman times. Its warm climate and fertile soil have created the perfect terroir for a variety of indigenous and exotic grapes. At Finca Can Beneït, we propose different vineyards to visit where you can discover the richness of these local wines through an unforgettable wine tasting experience in Mallorca.
We invite you to start your experience at our estate, strolling through a relaxing rural setting and following the trails of the Tramuntana Mountains that will lead you to some of the best vineyards on the island, where several varieties of grapes are grown. There, you will learn about the sustainable viticulture techniques used on the island. And during the tour, you will have the opportunity to observe the grapes at different stages of ripeness, allowing you to appreciate the process of vine growing life.
The authenticity of wine tasting in Mallorca
Before we delve into the Mallorcan grape varieties, it is essential to highlight the authenticity that characterises wine tasting in Mallorca. The island not only has a long tradition of winemaking, but has also experienced a renaissance in recent years, thanks to the efforts and dedication of its winemakers and winegrowers.
The island offers a unique opportunity to delve into the history, culture and passion behind every bottle. At Finca Can Beneït, you can live this authentic experience and learn about the evolution of the island’s wine industry from its origins to the present day.
Get to know the Mallorcan grape varieties
Mallorca is home to a number of indigenous and foreign grape varieties, which combine to create unique and delicious wines. Some of the most outstanding local varieties include:
- Manto Negro. This red grape is the most widely grown on the island and produces wines with good body, fruity aromas and spicy notes.
- Callet. Another Mallorcan red grape, Callet is used in red and rosé wines, offering smooth, fruity flavours with a hint of spice.
- Prensal Blanc. This white grape is native to Mallorca and is used to make fresh, fruity white wines with a hint of citrus.
- Giro Ros. This is a white grape variety known for its floral and aromatic white wines.
The wine tasting experience
Once you have explored the vineyards and learned about the local grape varieties, it’s time to enjoy the wine tasting at the winery, where you will be guided through a selection of local wines that will allow you to discover the different nuances of each variety. You will learn to identify the characteristic aromas and flavours of each wine, as well as to appreciate the complexity and evolution of their profiles. A unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the richness of Mallorcan wines and learn about the fascinating history and viticulture techniques of the island.
And as there is no better way to end a perfect day than relaxing in an idyllic setting, Finca Can Beneït offers you accommodation in its cosy rustic rooms and suites, where you can relax and enjoy the panoramic views of the vineyards and surrounding countryside. Don’t hesitate and book your experience at Finca Can Beneït and let us advise you on how to discover all the secrets of the island. Not only will you discover the richness of wine tasting in Mallorca, but you will also take away unforgettable memories of your trip to this wonderful Mediterranean island.