The Appellation of Origin Jumilla was created in 1966 and is located in the Southeast of Spain, specifically in the north of the Murcia region and southeast of Albacete (45% of the vineyards are in Murcia and the rest belong to the province of Albacete). In total, this D.O. covers 32,000 hectares of vineyards and 2,900 hectares of vineyards in p...
The Appellation of Origin Jumilla was created in 1966 and is located in the Southeast of Spain, specifically in the north of the Murcia region and southeast of Albacete (45% of the vineyards are in Murcia and the rest belong to the province of Albacete). In total, this D.O. covers 32,000 hectares of vineyards and 2,900 hectares of vineyards in production. There are 42 producing wineries protected under the Jumilla Designation of Origin.
The vineyards of Jumilla are in an altitude between 400 and 800 meters. The soils of Jumilla are limestone, with medium permeability and great water capacity, which allows the vines to survive in drought seasons, since they take advantage of the available water in a very efficient way. The climate is Mediterranean Continental softened by the occasional influence of winds from the Mediterranean. Thermal contrasts are frequent, with high temperatures in summer and minimum temperatures below zero in winter. The average temperature is about 15ºC.
The most common variety in the Appellation of Origin Jumilla is the Monastrell grape, which represents 80% of the cultivated area, although other grape varieties such as Syrah, Grenache or Cencibel are also produced. Between the wines they emphasize rosé wines, Made with short macerations, with raspberry and cherry tones and fruit aromas. They are very elegant, tasty and fresh wines as they pass through the mouth.View less
Macho Man Monastrell 2017, produced by Casa Rojo, is a fresh and cheerful wine from the Monastrell grape, very pleasant and easy to drink. It was selected as the best wine of its category at the German wine fair.
Lunático 2016 is a red wine made from Monastrell grape. Casa de la Ermita was founded in 1999 from a family project linked always to agriculture. The winery and its vineyards are located in El Carche, one of the highest mountains in the Region of Murcia
El Nido 2017 is a wine made from the Monastrell and Cabernet Sauvignon grape varieties. The Bodegas El Nido project is the result of the collaboration of the Gil family, Chris Ringland, one of the best Australian winemakers, author of Clio and Nido.
Bruto 2018 is a strong wine with aromas of ripe black fruit and hints of chocolate. The mouth is surround and a long aftertaste and well balanced. A large and surprising wine. Bruto was born in Jumilla in 2012 with the union of the winery Juan Gil, the spanish actor Imanol Arias and the publicist Jorge Martinez and theyr passion for the Monastrell grape.