Castillo de Monjardin
Castillo de Monjardin is a large and a recognized winery, total of 220 Ha, aged with vineyards of 15, 30 and 70 years old. The winery located in the northwest of province of Navarra, in the foothills of the Pyrenées, and not far from the French border. The proximity and historic cultural links to France provide a winemaking tradition based on Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, distinct from the rest of Spain. Monjardín also makes good use of Garnacha and Tempranillo grapes, - that are fresh and fruit forward reds.
Monjardín’s vineyards lie on sunny slopes at an average altitude of 1800 feet, and are cooled by the “Cierzo” wind. On top of the hill, the Castle of Monjardin stands – a historical fortress, that was very important for the Kingdom of Navarra during the VIII century and nowadays the castle is right on the way of famous ‘’St James Way’’ (Camino de Santiago) – a pilgrims route to Santiago de Compostella.
The winemaking skills of proprietor and winemaker Victor Del Villar yield wines of singularly intense aroma, full flavor, and firm structure. All wines are made with grapes from own vineyards; fermentation is strictly controlled and wines are aged in French and American oak.
‘’Castillo de Monjardin’’ brings the best practices of traditional winemaking methods combined with a twist of innovation in order to make high quality wines that complement Mediterranean cuisine and represent the terroir of our wineyards while making Monjardin Wines one of the most popular in Spain.