Oliver Moragues – a Winery Owned by the Same Family Since 1511
The Oliver Moragues Winery is in one of the most beautiful fincas, or agricultural lands of Mallorca and is a living example of Mallorcan tradition and history. Since 1511, the same family has owned the wine estate, but the estate home is even older. As the Spanish conquered the island and set up the house in 1229, the story of this propert stretche back even further into the past. The family of Oliver Moragues Winery has been dedicated to winemaking in this region for more than five centuries. The winery is surrounded by forests full of animals, birds, plants, and flowers that enrich the soil of this region. Oliver Moragues’s location, around 265 meters above the Mediterranean Sea adds to the biodiveristy and excellent terroir of the estate.
The family of Oliver Moragues Winery has been dedicated to winemaking in this region for more than five centuries.
Traditional Methods in the Vineyards Trusted for Centuries
Oliver Moragues Winery uses traditional methods in the vineyards trusted for centuries, along with the immense experience in viticulture and winemaking. The unique terroir of the region is due to the proximity of the Mediterranean Sea and high altitude. The soil consists of gravel, clay, sands, and the region has cold breezes and cool temperatures. This microclimate makes the region perfect for the cultivation of vines. They make use of the natural resources available to them, and immense care is taken of the soil.
Growing Traditional Mallorcan Grapes, Moll, Gorgollassa, Black Mantle, and Giro Ros
The biodynamic and organic farming techniques at Oliver Moragues help to preserve the nature and the health of their vineyards. Mostly, the winery grows traditional Mallorcan grape varieties such as Moll, Gorgollassa, Black Mantle, and Giro Ros. The grapes are handpicked and taken when fresh to the winery right next to the vineyards. Minimal intervention takes place during wine prodcution so that they retain their natural fresh and inviting taste. The wines at Oliver Moraguesare are then aged in French oak barrels to achieve desired flavors and aromas.