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Jumilla, Spain

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Jumilla, Spain

Jumilla, located in the Murcia region of southeastern Spain, is gaining recognition for its natural winemaking practices and distinctive wines. Situated on a high plateau surrounded by mountains, Jumilla benefits from a continental climate with hot summers and cold winters, ideal for viticulture. Natural winemakers in Jumilla prioritize organic and biodynamic farming methods, eschewing chemical additives and pesticides in favor of sustainable vineyard practices. They cultivate indigenous grape varieties such as Monastrell, Garnacha, and Tempranillo with minimal intervention to produce wines that reflect the region's unique terroir and the purity of the fruit. Jumilla's natural wines are known for their depth, richness, and intensity, with Monastrell offering bold dark fruit flavors, Garnacha providing floral aromatics and spice, and Tempranillo showcasing ripe red berry flavors and firm tannins. As the demand for authentic and terroir-driven wines continues to grow, Jumilla remains a leading destination in the natural wine movement, offering a taste of Spain's winemaking heritage and commitment to sustainability with every bottle.

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Natural Wine from Spain

In Spain, a dynamic and diverse landscape of winemaking traditions unfolds, and the natural wine movement is gaining traction across its vibrant regions. From the sun-drenched vineyards of Andalusia to the rugged hills of Galicia, Spanish winemakers are embracing organic and biodynamic practices, championing native grape varieties, and fostering a deeper connection to the land. In regions like Catalonia's Penedès and the Basque Country's Getaria, pioneers like Alejandro Ruiz and Carmen García are crafting wines that speak of their terroir with clarity and authenticity. With minimal intervention in the cellar, including spontaneous fermentation with native yeasts and little to no sulfites added, these wines offer a pure expression of Spain's rich viticultural heritage. Each bottle is a testament to the winemaker's reverence for nature, their commitment to quality, and their desire to share the true essence of Spanish wine with the world.