Bodegas Monóvar: Fondillón Alicante

In the middle of a spectacular Levantine landscape, the vineyards of the Monastrell, Riesling and Syrah varietals are located, which together with the modern facilities make up Bodegas Monóvar.

One of the most prestigious wineries in the province of Alicante and the fifth and last of the unique wineries to join the MGWines group.

Cradle of an authentic oenological jewel: Fondillón de Alicante

Between the walls of Bodegas Monóvar you can breathe a lot of history and singularity.

Its interior treasures the monoveros barrels of century-old solera of an authentic oenological jewel of the Denomination of Origin of Alicante: the celebrated wine Fondillón of Alicante.

Soleras that by its volume, tradition and quality are the oldest and prestigious existing of a unique wine with a longstanding reputation as a unique wine and with more than five centuries of history.
The mythical Fondillón de Alicante, one of the few wines that has a real denomination, reached great renown in the whole world, under the name of Alicante wine, as shown by numerous references of, among others, Shakespeare, Dumas, Azorín , Dostoyevsky or Defoe. However, the phylloxera crisis at the end of the nineteenth century made it virtually disappear from the market.

Ensure the protection of the wine heritage of Alicante

With the acquisition of 75 tons of Fondillón from Alicante that integrate these reserves and another 23 barrels of the special edition known as Fondillón Sacristía, MGWines bets and acquires a firm commitment to preserve and ensure the continuity of one of the most historical and exclusive products of this denomination of origin.

Quality

Bodegas Monóvar has obtained the quality certificate IFS-2015/0047

See certificate IFS

The Monastrell grape, the true protagonist of these lands

Between mountains with pine forests and holm oaks in the Collado de Azorín, between the Salinas Lagoon and the Mañán Valley, Bodegas Monóvar, located in the Alicante municipality of Monóvar, is surprising for its modern building surrounded by vineyards of the varieties Riesling, Monastrell and Syrah.

The Monastrell grape becomes the true protagonist of these lands, an autochthonous varietal from which the prestigious Fondillón wine of Alicante is obtained. For this, it has the best plots of this grape variety, old vineyard of dry land in glass, solana and white earth.

The vineyards are grown under strict control throughout the year, thinking of late harvest of Monastrell over matured essential for the elaboration of the Fondillón.

MONOVAR wines

In the middle of a spectacular Levantine landscape, the vineyards of the Monastrell, Riesling and Syrah varietals are located, which together with the modern facilities make up Bodegas Monóvar; one of the most prestigious wineries in the province of Alicante and the fifth and last of the unique wineries to join the MGWines group.

Wine Tourism in Bodegas Monovar

The uniqueness and history of Bodegas Monóvar will enchant you

The Mediterranean views of pine trees and holm oaks that surround the vineyards at Bodegas Monóvar, together with the modern facilities that house its famous barrels from Monóvar, and the sacristy of Fondillón from Alicante with its aged century-old vintages, comprise an irresistible visit for any lover of wines and of the area’s wine-making heritage.

Visit the winery and its vineyards and savour your discovery of all the history surrounding this unique site.

— Choose your pack —

La cuna del Fondillón
10 €/person
GUIDED TOUR AROUND THE WINERY TO DISCOVER THE OLDEST FONDILLÓN VINTAGES IN THE PROVINCE OF ALICANTE
Duration: 1,5 hours
Ends with a wine-tasting session
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La Sacristía
15 €/person
VISIT THE WINERY ACCOMPANIED BY OUR WINE EXPERT AND HAVE AN ENJOYABLE TIME TASTING DIFFERENT VINTAGES OF FONDILLÓN IN THE SACRISTY.
Duration: 1,5 hours
Guided tour offered by our wine expert
Tasting session involving different vintages of Fondillón
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Monóvar Gastronómico
30 €/person
ENJOY A TOUR AROUND THE WINERY WHERE YOU WILL BE ABLE TO TASTE ALICANTE'S FONDILLÓN WINE DIRECTLY FROM THE BARREL AND ENDS WITH THE “CULINARY MONÓVAR” MENU
Duration 3-4 hours
Wine-tasting session of Fondillón from the barrel
Pairing of wines with the Culinary Monóvar menu
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Free visits for underage persons

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Bodegas Monóvar

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     Ctra Monovar-Salinas CV-830 Km 3,2
03640 (Monovar)

    +34 965 076 435
   info@bodegasmonovar.com

    Winery Opening Hours:
Monday to friday from 9:00 to 17:00

  Visit us:
Monday to friday from 9:00 to 17:00
Weekend: Please make a phone appointment.

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