Bodegas Cruz Conde – an Elegant Winery Founded in 1902
Bodegas Cruz Conde Winery is located in the Montilla-Moriles region and was established by Don Rafael Cruz Conde in 1902. The King of Spain, Alfonso XIII, made the winery the Official Supplier of the Royal House. The winery specializes in sweet Pedro Ximenez wines, brandies, and white wines. Bodegas Vegalfaro Winery is one of the most essential and famous wineries of the Montilla-Moriles region. They have a healthy relationship between tradition and modern techniques which helps to keep the quality of all wines intact. Bodegas Cruz Conde is an ISO certified winery for complete transparency in their business processes. Their wines are top-rated in several international markets.
A Cordovan Woman, the famous painting by Julio Romero de Torres has become Bodegas Cruz Conde’s winery logo.
The founder of Bodegas Cruz Conde Winery had a close relationship with a famous painter Julio Romero de Torres. The famous painting by Torres, The Cordovan Woman, became the company’s logo and label on all wine bottles. In 1930, the owner set up a distillery, Destilerias La Cordobesa. The distillery supplies Spain as well as several other nations worldwide with their high-quality brandies and anisette in addition to their selection of top quality wines.
Pedro Ximenez, Muscat, and also Chardonnay at Bodegas Cruz Conde
The vineyards mainly grow Pedro Ximenez along with Muscat and Chardonnay varieties. These three grape varieties lead to the production of their famous white, dessert, and fortified wines. The high temperature and appropriate soil allow for a high sugar level in the grapes and a natural lush alcoholic degree.
Over 8000 Barrels for Aging in the Winery
There are 8000 barrels for aging wines at Bodegas Cruz Conde. There are many modern winemaking facilities at the winery, but the most excellent place is the subterranean aging cellar, El Sotano.