Whoever is asking themselves this question should firstly know that this is not always needed. Its necessity varies depending on different factors, but certainly there are three fundamental reasons why you should decant wine: to separate the dregs or sediment that might be in the bottle, to air it or oxygenate it, and to open it. In the first … [Read more...] about Why should we decant wine?
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The excellence of Familia Martínez Bujanda’s wines continues to accumulate awards and capture the attention of critics. This time, several of our wines have been highlighted both in the Peñín 2020 Wine Guide and in the famous Parker Wine List. The Peñin Wine Guide is the reference in Spain to qualify wines. This list, which began in the 80s, is … [Read more...] about The wines of Familia Martínez Bujanda, stand out in the Parker List and the Peñín 2020 Guide
At the end of the harvest season, it is time to make an assessment of the results obtained in our estates. Fortunately, we can affirm that the harvest has been very positive in Finca Valpiedra, Finca Antigua and Finca Montepedroso. According to experts, there has been less volume throughout Spain but, in general terms, with better quality. In … [Read more...] about An excellent result in Familia Martínez Bujanda’s harvest
At a wine tasting, you learn about the characteristics of different wines. There is more than one way of tasting wines. Vertical wine tastings, mostly attended by professional wine tasters, are an interesting way of evaluating the evolution of a single wine from different vintages from the same winery. A horizontal wine tasting involves … [Read more...] about What is vertical wine tasting?
Wine lovers often find it difficult to make their way through the wine lexicon. Here we discuss the differences between two easily confused terms: varietal and single-varietal. They refer to two different types of wines. The word varietal describes a wine that is made from a dominant grape variety. For a wine to be varietally labelled, it must … [Read more...] about Varietal vs single-varietal wines