Learn About Bodegas Santiago Apostol
Bodegas Santiago Apostol was
founded in 1950 by a group of growers who wanted to promote
the Monastrell varietal because they found that the Monastrell
varietal was well adapted to the extreme growing conditions in
the region. Many of their estate vineyards are old and with lots
of special attention have survived the Phylloxera attack in the
1980s. Pepe Pastor is the technical director of the bodega and
the wine maker and utilizes the latest technology to produce
contemporary, yet modern style wine.
Learn About Jumilla
Created as a DO in 1966, Jumilla has undergone a revolution of sorts in the past few decades. The new generation of wines have caused the region to blossom and exports have increased. The region itself is nicely settled in Southwest Spain, somewhat inland, between La Mancha and the Mediterranean sea, creating a good grape-growing climate.
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Learn About Mourvedre
Mourvedre(moor-VEHD(r)) A native of Spain, where it's called Monastrell, Mourvedre is best known for its blending role in the Southern Rhone. Strong and rustic, Mourvedre is the cowboy style blender in the Rhone mix. It's also the M of GSM (or SGM) blends in Australia, and it's used as the primary grape in wines from Jumilla and other Southeast areas of Spain. Notable Facts The...
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