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