A taste of Spain! Spain has a special place in my heart and I treasure each of the visits I've made to this fascinating and diverse country. I love their wines, from Sherry to Cava, Rioja to Albarino, and their wines pair well with a wide variety of foods. You can find excellent value wines as well as amazing high-end wines.
I received a couple of media samples of Spanish wine, produced by the Dominio Fournier winery in Ribera del Duero, which was acquired by Gonzalez Byass in April 2019. Dominio Fournier, located in Burgos, was founded in 1960 though its winery wasn't completed until 1979. Their high-altitude vineyard, La Finca El Pina, is situated at about 820 meters above sea level, and consists of about 80 hectares, 50 which are planted with vines and those vines are separated into 22 different parcels. The average age of the vines are from 30-70 years.
In April 2019, Gonzalez Byass acquired Dominio Fournier winery in Ribera del Duero; Located in Berlanga de Roa (Burgos), founded in 1960; the winery was built in 1979. La Finca El Pina, on alluvial soil, is found between the town of La Horra and Roa de Duero, and has 80 hectares, 50 of which are vineyards with an average age of 30-70 years. The winery has two female winemakers, Marian Santamaría and Laura Terrazas Rodriguez. Marian has worked in numerous wine regions across Spain and Laura once worked for the Regulatory Board of the Ribera del Duero D.O., as well as a number of wineries in the region.