Esencia Wines

Durham,  NC 
United States
http://www.casadelaermita.com
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ESENCIA WINES IS IN JUMILLA, MURCIA, SPAIN. MONASTRELL LAND

ESENCIA WINES IS THE FUSION OF BOTH; CASA DE LA ERMITA AND HACIENDA DEL CARCHE WINERIES BOTH WINERIES BELONG NOW TO THE SAME FAMILY WHICH IS THE FIFTH GENERATION OF WINEMAKING THE WINERIES ARE LOCATED IN JUMILLA, MURCIA, SOUTHEAST COAST OF SPAIN JUMILLA IS KNOWN AS THE MONASTRELL KINGDOM WIHTIN SPAIN AS 85% OF THE MONASTRELL GROWN IN SPAIN IS GROWN IN JUMILLA.

JUMILLA IS 60 KM STRAIGHT LINE TO THE MURCIAN MEDITERRANEA COAST THE ROLLING HILLS BETWEEN THE COAST AND THE VINEYARDS PROTECTS US FROM THE RAIN. WE HAVE 285 DAYS OF SUN A YEAR IT IS WERE THE IBERIAN PLATEAU STARTS WE HAVE VINEYARDS FROM 200M TO 600M ABOVE SEE LEVEL THE DIFFERENT ALTITUDE AND LOCATION TOWARDS THE ROLLING HILLS MAKE A HUGE DIFFERENCE IN THE YIELD, RIPENESS AND CHARACTERISTICS OF THE PRODUCTION.

OUR OLDER VINEYARD AGES 75 YEARS (MONASTERLL) AND IT IS LOCATED AT THE HIGHEST POINT OUR OUR PROPERTY (600M) WITH THE DEEPEST ROOTS IN EUROPE ON A SANDY AND LIMESTONE SOIL.

THE FAMILY’S TRADITION OF WINEMAKING, DATING BACK TO THE 19TH CENTURY, AND ALL THE NEW CONCEPTS OF GROWING, PRODUCING AND AGING HAD BEEN UNITED IN THE BIRTH OF HACIENDA DEL CARCHE WINERY. IT IS LOCATED IN THE FAMOUS AND PROTECTED NATURAL PARK “SIERRA DEL CARCHE”. 

LOCATED IN THE SOUTH-EASTERN CORNER OF THE COUNTRY, JUMILLA HAS REACHED ALMOST CULT STATUS THANKS TO SOME OF THE MORE QUALITY FOCUSED PRODUCERS AND ITS STAR GRAPE “MONASTRELL”

TODAY JUMILLA IS, WITH ITS TOTAL 32.000 HA. OF MONASTRELL, GARNACHA, TEMPRANILLO, CABERNET SAUVIGNON, MERLOT, SYRAH, PETIT VERDOT, AMONG OTHERS, ONE OF THE HOTEST WINE REGIONS IN THE WORLD.

CASA DE LA ERMITA´S ACTIVITIES STARTED IN 1999, WITH A VERY CLEAR GOAL: TO PRODUCE A WORLD CLASS WINE AND BUILD UP A LONG TERM POWERFUL BRAND. DURING THESE YEARS, CASA DE LA ERMITA HAS BECOME THE REFERENCE FOR THE JUMILLA WINES DUE TO ITS PIONEER SPIRIT; WE HAVE BEEN THE FIRST TO PRODUCE PETIT VERDOT AND THANKS TO THIS THE DOP JUMILLA ACCEPTED THIS VARIETAL AMONG THE ONES ALLOWED TO BE PRODUCED IN THE APPELLATION.

 WE HAVE ALSO BEEN THE FIRST ONES TO PRODUCE CERTIFIED ORGANIC WINES FROM OUR MONASTRELL CERTIFIED VINEYARDS (90 CERTIFIED Has FROM THE 300 Has THAT WE OWN) NOW WE ARE IN THE SAME INNOVATIVE PROCESS WITH THE “VIOGNER” VARIETAL FOR OUR CASA DE LA ERMITA WHITE WINE WHICH WILL BE INCLUDED IN THE DOP JUMILLA THANKS TO OUR GREAT WORK AND TENACITY. WE ARE THE BESO DEL SOL SANGRÍA PRODUCER. ONE OF THE BIGGEST SANGRÍA BRANDS IN THE WORLD.

THE FAMILY OWNS A CAVA WINERY IN PENEDÉS WHICH IS ONE OF THE LARGEST PRODUCTION PLANTS IN SPAIN. OUR CAVA IS THE REAL BLEND AND THE CHAMPANOIS PROCESS AS REQUIRED BY THE D.O. CAVA.

Brands: CASA DE LA ERMITA, LUNÁTICO, CASA MARTA, TAUS, INFILTRADO, HACIENDA DEL CARCHE


 Products

  • LUNÁTICO 2016
    100% MONASTRELL AGED FOR 12 MONTHS IN FRENCH OAK BARREL (225L)
    Jumilla, Murcia, Spain....

  • THE ONE AND ONLY 100% MONASTRELL AGED FOR 12 MONTHS IN FRENCH OAK BARREL (225L) from Jumilla, Murcia, Spain. 
    Red color garnet wine. It develops intense notes of black mature ripe fruit, balsamic, cocoa, white
    spices and torrefactos on the nose. On the palate it is fresh, mineral, tasty, elegant and balanced.

    2016 VINTAGE:

    · 2018 Gilbert & Gaillard - Gold Medal

    · 2018 Concours Mondiale Bruxelles, Beijing (China) - Gold Medal

    · 2018 Concours SMV Canada - Gold Medal

    · 2018 International Wine and Spirits Competition IWSC, England - Silver Medal

  • CASA DE LA ERMITA BLANCO
    THE EXCLUSIVE AND UNIQUE FIRST 100% VIOGNER WHITE FROM JUMILLA...

  • THIS WINE IS THE PRODUCT OF YEARS HARD WORK WITH THIS NEW VARIETAL IN JUMILLA. THE SAME WAY WE AWERE THE FIRST ONES TO PRODUCE PETIT VERDOT IN JUMILLA WE ARE NOW INTRODUCING THIS GREAT NEW VARIETAL. THE RESULT IS THIS BRILLIANT, CRISP, FLORAL AND WHITE FRUIT DRIBEN WINE. AMAZING VIOGNER FROM THE VERY SOUTH OF SPAIN.
  • CASA DE LA ERMITA CRIANZA 2016
    JUMILLA CRIANZA
    MONASTRELL 60% - CABERNET SAUVIGNON 25% - SYRAH 15% RED BLEND
    9 MONTHS IN AMERICAN AND FRENCH OAK BARREL
    ...

  • JUMILLA CRIANZA
    MONASTRELL 60% - CABERNET SAUVIGNON 25% - SYRAH 15% RED BLEND
    9 MONTHS IN AMERICAN AND FRENCH OAK BARREL

    Intense garnet red colour. The nose feels a great intensity of black mature fruit (blackberry and prunes) together with

    Mediterranean herbs (thyme and rosemary), minerals, toasted notes, fine cedar wood, spices (clove and cinnamon) and

    cocoa. On the palate is juicy and well structured, with good presence of dried black fruit. Good and well integrated tannin.

    VINTAGE 2016:

    GILBERT & GAILLARD: GOLD MEDAL

  • INFILTRADO 2018
    UNFILTERED JUMILLA RED BLEND. SYRAH 50% - MONASTRELL 40% - GARNACHA TINTORERA 10%...

  • UNFILTERED JUMILLA RED BLEND. SYRAH 50% - MONASTRELL 40% - GARNACHA TINTORERA 10%

    THE WAY TO FEEL AS THE WINE MAKER WHILE TASTING THE STAINLESS STEEL TANKS.

    BY NOT BEING FILTERED WE DO NOT TAKE FLAVOURS FROM THIS FRUIT DRIVEN, YOUNG, FRESH, JAMMY AND RUSTY WINE. 

    WE PRODUVIDE WITH A DECANTER SHAPE BOTTLE AS PRECIPITATIONS MAY OCCUR DUE TO NOT BEING FILTERED.

    2018: GILBERT & GAILLARD - GOLD MEDAL

  • HACIENDA DEL CARCHE OLD VINES 2014
    12 MONTHS FRENCH OAK RED BIG BLEND MONASTRELL 70% - CABERNET SAUVIGNON 30%...

  • OUR JEWL OF THE CROWN.

    THIS IS A UNIQUE WINE FROM THE OLDEST VINES AT THE HIGEST VINEYARD OF THE PROPERTY. 

    THIS INTENSE GREAT BLEND DELIVERS ALL THE BEAUTY FROM THE OLD VINES, ITS EXTRACTION AND THE MINERALITY FROM DIGGING DIP INTO THE SOILTHE ROOTS FOR OVER 75 YEARS. 

    THE TIME IN FRENCH OAK JUST ROUNDS UP ALL THAT BEAUTY WITH THE FINESSE OF THESE NOBLE BARRELS.

    COLOUR: A dark wine, intense cherry red with violet tinges. ON NOSE: Hints of red fruit, raisins, liquorice, and a mineral touch that offers great complexity. TASTE: On the palate, it is big but fruity, soothing, plenty rich flavours, full of varietal sensations, with sweet tannins and very well balanced acidity. An elegant wine that subtly transmits the character of its terroir.

  • CASA DE LA ERMITA SELECCIÓN REY 2018
    JUMILLA RED BLEND OF CABERNET SAUVIGNON 45% - PETIT VERDOT 30% - MONASTRELL 25% WITH A 1 MONTH IN FRENCH OAK AGE TOUCH
    ...

  • JUMILLA RED BLEND OF CABERNET SAUVIGNON 45% - PETIT VERDOT 30% - MONASTRELL 25% WITH A 1 MONTH IN FRENCH OAK AGE TOUCH.

    Burgundy red with violet reflections with good color intensity. Aromas of ripe black fruit. Typical of the climate and the soil from which they come, along with toasted notes and fine woods from the slight aging in French oak. Tasty tannins that gives a medium body. Good persistence in mouth.

    2018 vintage:

    Gilbert & Gaillard - Gold Medal


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