The legendary Rioja producer is back stateside with their critically acclaimed wines.
February 24th – Kansas City, MO: Marquee Selections is proud to announce the addition of Abel Mendoza to their growing portfolio of sustainable and family-owned wineries. From San Vicente de la Sonsierra in Rioja, Spain, Abel Mendoza wines have captivated the hearts and taste buds of wine lovers all over the world with their exquisitely crafted wines made from native Rioja varieties.
“We are very excited to have our wines available in the USA again.” says Maite Fernandez, winemaker at Abel Mendoza. “We have heard from lots of wonderful people over the past few years who have been asking where they can find our wines, and we are looking forward to being able to get them back in their wine glasses with the help of the Marquee team.”
“‘Blown away’ wouldn’t suffice to describe how we felt when we tasted Abel and Maite’s wines.” says Bryce Gillespie, National Sales and Marketing Manager at Marquee. “Their attention to detail, approach to winemaking and respect for terroir is enough to make any wine geek tremble with excitement. We are honored to represent them here in the states.”
Abel Mendoza wines will be available through select wholesalers in key markets throughout the US. For sales inquiries, contact Bryce Gillespie at [email protected]
About Abel Mendoza:
The husband and wife team of Abel Mendoza and Maite Fernandez have been pushing the winemaking envelope in Rioja since 1988. The pair has been growing and crafting single varietal white wines since before it was legal in the region, and their red wines are some of the most exciting expressions of Tempranillo in the world today. Extremely sought after, Wine Advocate calls Abel Mendoza ”one of the true vignerons of Rioja and the whole of Spain.”
About Marquee Selections:
From Kansas City, Missouri, Marquee Selections consists of a lean and focused team importing some of the best wines from all over the globe to the USA. Notorious for their high standards in selecting only wines they believe in, the company sells to a select group of dedicated distributor partners throughout the country who share their values and passion for their winery partners. www.marqueewines.com