Verum of La Mancha

Elias Montero of Verum, La Mancha

Ferran profiles one producer who is breaking the mould in La Mancha.

On Jancis's reliable recommendation, during my visit to Castilla-La Mancha described in this overview, I was able to visit Verum's project.

Bodegas Verum is owned by a family who have been dedicated to wine and brandy since 1788. They are well known for running the Altosa distillery (with some wonderful brandies, by the way), but Verum is a small oasis within it dedicated to making high-quality wines and is quite separate from Altosa. It is the personal project of Elías López Montero (pictured above), who has extensive...