Archive for the Jumilla Category

Casa de la Ermita, Trio of Reds, Jumilla, Spain

Hailing from a wine region of Spain that may or may not be familiar to casual wine drinkers called Jumilla comes the great winemaking house, Casa de la Ermita. Producing some organic and non organic wines from varieties you may or may not associate more with France than the Iberian kingdom.  I am always interested in displaced grapes, and for the second year in a row I have tasted their wine and really dug them all.  This year three of the Reds have made it to the bottleDJ blog along with a Casa Read more [...]

Casa de la Ermita Viognier, Jumilla Murcia, Spain

Viognier is a wine I associate with France associated classically with the Rhône. This 2009 Case de la Ermita Viognier wafts cooking fruit on top of the classic floral notes that are de rigeur with Viognier. Also the wine appears lighter than my expectation from Rhône original. The wine drank like a wonderful tropical popsicle (without the wooden popsicle stick). It was refreshing, bright without being sharp and sweetened to syruppy. I have been a fan of Casa de la Ermita for over a year and Read more [...]
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