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This wine is made from 80-year-old vines and is primarily composed of 90% Viura, 5% Garnacha Blanca, and 5% Malvasia grapes. The nose is filled with a combination of fruit and spicy barrique aromas. Upon tasting, the palate offers a rich and complex flavor profile, with a perfect balance of acidity.

Try it with spring asparagus, crisped prosciutto and poached egg with sourdough.

The story of Ortega Ezquerro begins with Quint??n Ortega, who planted the family's first vines back in the year 1896. At that time he was a barrel maker, producing barrels to store and ship wine. He decided to take it one step further and plant vines. Later building a winery located in Tudelilla, a village in the heart of the Rioja Designation of Origin area (DO Ca Rioja), in the part known as Rioja Baja, 37 km north-east of the regional capital, Logrono, at an altitude of 545m above sea level.

The land is worked traditionally, pruning in old fashioned goblet style. The wines are made being thoughtful to the earth from start to finish.

Rioja, located inland from the Cantabrian Mountains in the Ebro River Valley, is the most well-known region in Spain. The majority of the grapes grown here, over 90%, are Tempranillo for red wines and predominantly Viura for white wines. It is one of just two regions in Spain to hold the DOCa designation, the highest in the country.

Typically, Rioja wines are aged in barrels and then subsequently aged in the bottle before being released. Known for their exceptional quality and potential for long-term aging, they also offer great value for the price.

Ortega Rioja 2021 Don Quintin Blanco

SKU: 804568
Regular price $29.95
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COUNTRY: Spain

REGION: Rioja

VARIETAL: Viura

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FORMAT: 750 ML

This wine is made from 80-year-old vines and is primarily composed of 90% Viura, 5% Garnacha Blanca, and 5% Malvasia grapes. The nose is filled with a combination of fruit and spicy barrique aromas. Upon tasting, the palate offers a rich and complex flavor profile, with a perfect balance of acidity.

Try it with spring asparagus, crisped prosciutto and poached egg with sourdough.

The story of Ortega Ezquerro begins with Quint??n Ortega, who planted the family's first vines back in the year 1896. At that time he was a barrel maker, producing barrels to store and ship wine. He decided to take it one step further and plant vines. Later building a winery located in Tudelilla, a village in the heart of the Rioja Designation of Origin area (DO Ca Rioja), in the part known as Rioja Baja, 37 km north-east of the regional capital, Logrono, at an altitude of 545m above sea level.

The land is worked traditionally, pruning in old fashioned goblet style. The wines are made being thoughtful to the earth from start to finish.

Rioja, located inland from the Cantabrian Mountains in the Ebro River Valley, is the most well-known region in Spain. The majority of the grapes grown here, over 90%, are Tempranillo for red wines and predominantly Viura for white wines. It is one of just two regions in Spain to hold the DOCa designation, the highest in the country.

Typically, Rioja wines are aged in barrels and then subsequently aged in the bottle before being released. Known for their exceptional quality and potential for long-term aging, they also offer great value for the price.