Bodegas Perez Barquero Fresquito Pedro Ximénez 2016

One of the few Montilla-Moriles wines widely available in the UK via Marks and Spencer Fresquito Pedro Ximénez is a tinaja wine. Initial fermentation takes place in stainless steel tanks then it is moved to the tinajas, large concrete jars previously fabricated from clay. The 2014 vintage was in fact our very 1st wine review back in August 2015 here.… Read more →

Bodegas Jesús Nazareno Fino Cancionero de Baena

In September last year we doorstepped Bodegas Jesús Nazareno on Day 2 during our 7th visit to Montilla-Moriles here.  Bodegas Jesús Nazareno is located in the town of Baena in the easternmost part of DO Montilla-Moriles.   The Fino Cancionero de Baena won a gold medal at the XXIII Concurso Ibérico de Vinos Premios Mezquita – Córdoba in 2017. At 15%… Read more →

Lucky Visit Number 7 – Day 9, Monday September 11th

We were first introduced to the Restaurante Sociedad Palateros María Auxiliadora by our friend Isa in Córdoba March 2017.    Again Isa was instrumental in organising our next visit on Monday 11 September.  She had arranged a very special visit.  When we arrived we were seated for lunch, we ordered our food and had a couple of finos.  The service in this restaurant… Read more →