Calle Primera a Ejido Fco. Zarco Km. 103 S/N, El Sauzal, 22760, Baja California Norte, México
Phone: +52 55 55451111
Monte Xanic, is located in the heart of Valle de Guadalupe, in Ensenada Baja California. The company is a pioneer in the country’s winemaking revolution. For more than 28 years, Monte Xanic (pronounced MON-tay shah-NEEK) has consistently produced high-quality wines that reflect the character of Mexico and the land in which the grapes are grown. The literal translation of “Xanic,” a word originating from the indigenous Cora Indians who continue to inhabit parts of Mexico’s Pacific coast, is “flower which blooms after the first rain.”
Monte Xanic expresses its genuine passion for wine through tecnology, innovation and commitment to the wine quality. Its portfolio internationally awarded, includes four brands: Monte Xanic, Calixa, and Limited Edition Gran Ricardo.
In 2014, the company received ISO 9001: 2008 in the processes of grape production, wine production, logistics and tasting, confirming Monte Xanic high quality and customer unique experience.
Year Founded: 1987
Hans Backhoff Guerrero, CEO
Dr. Hans P. Backhoff Escudero Winemaker
Portfolio: Monte Xanic produces more than 50,000 cases annually under the following four labels: Gran Ricardo, Edicion Limitada, Monte Xanic and Calixa.
Monte Xanic: The Monte Xanic wines, the core of the portfolio, demonstrate the diversity of the varietals grown in Mexico. These premium wines are elegant with character and complexity that evolve with time.
Calixa: A new expression in Mexican wines, Calixa (pronounced ca-LEE-sha) wines are produced with the same care and technique as our Monte Xanic wines, yet offer value and an excellent quality-to-price ratio.
Gran Ricardo: Mexico’s first ultra premium wine, Gran Ricardo is a Cabernet Sauvignon-based wine representing the best of Monte Xanic’s vineyards. It honors the memory of Richard Hojel, one of the founding partners of Monte Xanic.
Limited Edition: The Limited Edition wines feature varietals that are uncommon in the Valley.