Anima Negra from Felanitx
The Anima Negra brand has long been known abroad. With its roots and current cultivation in Felanitx, the brand is closely linked to the winemaking history in Felanitx.
The history of viticulture in Felanitx
The history of viticulture in Felanitx goes back centuries. Already in Roman times, the region was very well known for its quality viticulture. Felanitx has always offered a perfect climate for the cultivation of vines, due to the hills and mountains around it, which protected from the cold north wind.
Grape varieties and viticulture in Felanitx
Many different grape varieties are grown, including the well-known Manto Negro grape. This variety of wine is used strong red wine, and is very popular among wine gourmets. Also very famous are the Callet, Gorgollassa and Premsal Blanc.
The beginnings of Anima Negra
In 1994 Anima Negra was founded by Miquel Angel Cerdà, Pere Ignasi Obrador and Francesc Grimalt. The goal of the three was to transport the essence of Felanitx somewhere else with a wine.
Quality, Sustainability & Top Products
The wines of Anima Negra are known for their complexity, elegance and above all high quality. The flagship of the brand is AN (Anima Negra), a red wine created from Manto Negro, Callet and other local grape varieties. Its deep red color combined with its fruity aromas and yet fine tannins, fascinates most wine lovers who try this Mallorcan wine.
The number 2 in the house also carries this number in the name “AN2”. This red wine is a cuveé of Manto Negro, Callet, Syrah and Merlot. It differs from its bigger brother AN in its spicy notes and silky tannins.
The wines of Anima Negra have received much recognition over the last few years, and are offered in prestigious restaurants and on exclusive shelves of wine shops.
Visit Anima Negra in Felanitx
The next time you are in Mallorca and visit Felanitx, be sure to include a visit to Anima Negra. The winery offers tours and wine tastings, where you can learn about the history of the brand while tasting their exquisite wines.
Segona Volta, 157. AP 28th, 07200 Felanitx, Balearic Islands
Small insider: there is a stone “Cantera” (quarry) with caves on a hill in Felanitx, where Anima Negra wine was aufebwhahrung and packaged in the past. Even today you can find the labels in the caves.