Author: Laura & Erik Burgess

Two self confessed enthusiasts for the people and wines of Montilla-Moriles.

Bodegas Alvear 3 Miradas – Tasting the Range

We thought that it would be interesting to provide the following background information on the “3 Miradas” range from Bodegas Alvear to supplement our tasting notes. This is the latest collaboration between Envínate and Bodegas Alvear. “The 3 Miradas project represents a search for the expression of a terroir historically known as Sierra de Montilla – Calidad Superior. The winemaking approach… Read more →

Bodegas Robles – Piedra Luenga Organic Amontillado

This Amontillado is part of the Piedra Luenga organic range of wines produced by Bodegas Robles in Montilla. The range includes a Verdejo, Tempranillo, Fino, Amontillado, Cream, Pale Cream and Pedro Ximénez. Pioneers in organic production in Spain, we have been priviledged to visit the bodega numerous times. More of an honour was to see their harvest and the pasera… Read more →

Vinoble 2018 – Setting the Scene, January & February 2018

When we were in Andalucia in January we received a surprise message on Instagram, quite literally out of the blue. It was from social media content and web site providors for a biennial international wine fair being held in Jerez de la Frontera in June, Vinoble 2018. They asked us to write an article “An Introduction to D.O. Montilla-Moriles Wines” for the… Read more →

Equipos Navazos OVNI Blanco Seco Pedro Ximénez 2015

Equipo Navazos bottled this dry white wine, classed as a vino joven in Montilla-Moriles, as part of their trinity of historic Andalucian wine vareties which include Palomino Fino and Moscatel. More information on this wine can be found on the Equipo Navazos web site here. This wine is made from 100% Pedro Ximénez grapes, has an ABV of 12.5%, and was… Read more →