At Familia Martínez Bujanda, four generations of winemakers have grown vines and made wines with a character of their own. A few years ago, we decided to start making white wine. Is there a better place to do so than the very heart of the DO Rueda? In our winery Finca Montepedroso we make white wine exclusively from Verdejo grapes, using native … [Read more...] about Finca Montepedroso Verdejo: a wine that embodies the authentic character of Rueda
Something that satisfies us at Familia Martínez Bujanda is that we have an extensive portfolio of wines that enables us to offer to our customers different options for every occasion and every season. In Spain, wine consumption continues to be very seasonal and when the summer arrives, the demand for white wines increases considerably, whilst in … [Read more...] about White wines for the summer from Familia Martínez Bujanda
The term 'Crianza' is used to denote the ageing of wines in oak barrels and in bottles. That is how it is defined by Spanish legislation. This word stipulates the minimum periods of time a wine must remain in the barrel in order to be able to feature the term 'Crianza' on its label and the use of oak recipients of a certain capacity (up to 330 … [Read more...] about Finca Montepedroso: Aged On The Lees!
The grape harvest in the Rueda region is the earliest of the Familia Martínez Bujanda vineyards. Finca Montepedroso is a winery surrounded by 25 hectares of vineyards on a plateau at an altitude of 750 metres; the harvesting is fairly uniform as is the ripening of the grapes. As a matter of fact, in just three or four days, spread over two weeks, … [Read more...] about Finca Montepedroso: the grapes are now in the winery
Spain, and the old world in general, broadly distinguish themselves from what are known as emerging vine growing techniques; those of the new world due to their history, winemaking tradition and the development of designations of origin. In other words, the origin is a primary characteristic of old world wines, whilst outside Europe the commitment … [Read more...] about Verdejo: the grape from the Rueda region and the variety of Finca Montepedroso