BODEGAS RIOJANAS THE FOUNDATION

Based on the winemaking tradition of the Artacho family, Bodegas Riojanas, one of the pioneering wineries of the Denomination, was founded in Cenicero in 1890.

French winemaker Gabriel Larrendat returns to his country after having spent several years at Bodegas Riojanas directing the production and aging of his wines.

It was he who baptized one of the wines from Bodegas Riojanas with the name "Monte Real", which is still marketed today.

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ANONYMOUS SOCIETY

Bodegas Riojanas became a Public Limited Company adopting its current corporate name and with an initial capital of two million pesetas. Despite the difficult circumstances of the 1940s, the winery undertook its first expansion, which was completed three years later. After the reform, the number of barrels increased to 4,000 and the capacity of the warehouses to a significant amount of two million liters. 1933

Bodegas Riojanas profit falls 3.3% in 2019

RETURN OF MONSIEUR LARRENDAT

French winemaker Gabriel Larrendat returns to his country after having spent several years at Bodegas Riojanas directing the production and aging of his wines. It was he who baptized one of the wines from Bodegas Riojanas with the name "Monte Real", which is still marketed today.

1930

CONSTITUTION OF THE CORPORATE NAME "ROMÁN ARTACHO Y COMPAÑÍA, SOCIEDAD LIMITADA"

Bodegas Riojanas reduces its profit by 13% after restatement of its accounts - Valencia Plaza

The winery is constituted under the form of a Limited Company and the corporate name of "Román Artacho y Compañía, Sociedad Limitada". After the recovery from the destruction of the vineyard by phylloxera, there are times of prosperity and thus Bodegas Riojanas sells wine in America, with lots of 1,000 bocoyes for a single client, the Cuban "El Duende".

  • 1925

    DESIGNATION OF ORIGIN RIOJA

    On June 6, 1925, the legal regulations for the creation of the Rioja Denomination of Origin and the constitution of the Regulatory Council were approved, being the oldest in Spain together with Jerez.

  • Bodegas Riojanas. DO Rioja: A project with more than 125 years - SolWines

    LA FILOXERA ATTACKS RIOJAN VINEYARDS

    The economic damage is so important that from thirty million pesetas of income reached in 1890 it went to two and a half in 1910. The crisis affects 43,000 people who have to emigrate. Two decades later, the Riojan agricultural sector had not yet managed to recover from the hard blow suffered by the phylloxera plague

  • 1892

    CREATION OF THE HARO WINE STATION

    Tariffs are imposed on the importation of wines by France, causing a surplus situation in Rioja.

Christmas Monte Real 2020
Christmas Monte Real 2020

Technical Sheet 5 Monte Real Gran Reserva 2005 + 1 Perrier Joüet Belle Epoque Rosé 2012

[columns] [span6] Type of Wine:Red Cellar: Riojanas Regions: Denomination Rioja Grape variety: Tempranillo [/ span6] [span6] Type of bottle: Bodelesa Capacity (cl): 75 Service: Temperature 16-88 C. Graduation (% vol.): 13.5º Population:Ashtray [/ span6] [/ columns]

General information

Bodegas Riojanas controls more than 300 hectares. One of the best vineyards in Cenicero, San Vicente de la Sonsierra and towns close to them. The grape that is harvested par excellence in Rioja is Tempranillo, but Bodegas Riojanas also has one of the largest extensions dedicated to Mazuelo and Graciano within the Denomination, varieties that provide greater personality to the wines it makes. The different vineyard plots are based on clay-calcareous soils, of Miocene origin, ideal for producing the highest qualities.At the beginning of October, once the summer heat has passed, the harvest is carried out, which is more than just simple grape picking. The choice of the optimum moment for harvesting, the productivity of the strains, the selection of the grape batches destined to make the different types of wine in the winery ... Everything will influence the characteristics and final quality of the wines obtained. The grape batches from old vineyards are collected in boxes, to prevent the pressure produced by the weight from breaking the grapes and arriving in the best conditions at the winery. Once there, they undergo a meticulous manual selection, bunch by bunch, thus making the wines that are the highest quality exponent of Bodegas Riojanas.

Tasting notes Monte Real gran reserva

Selected wines from the best vintages. The personality of Cenicero wines is highlighted. Red ocher color with tile edges. Conjunction and richness of aromas with a vinous character. Balanced and sensual flavor, leaving a general impression of opulence. Full-bodied and well constituted in tannins and acidity. Exceptional taste persistence. In a good moment of consumption.Food pairing, Spoon dishes.
Riojanas D.O.C. Rioja
250,00
Tax incl. Bottle 75 cl
Viña Albina Gran Reserva 1999
Viña Albina Gran Reserva 1999

Technical Sheet Bodegas Riojanas

[columns] [span6] Type of Wine: Crianza red Brand: Viña Albina Grape variety: Tempranillo and Mazuelo      Bottle type: Bordeaux  Capacity (cl): 75                Graduation (% vol.): 13,50 [/ span6] [span6] Warehouse: Riojan wineries Regions: Denomination Rioja Barrel type: American oak Permanence in Barrel: 24 months Operating temperature : 16º-18º C.  Population: Ashtray [/ span6] [/ columns]

General information

Bodegas Riojanas controls more than 300 hectares. Of the best vineyards in Cenicero, San Vicente de la Sonsierra and nearby towns. The grape that is par excellence harvested in Rioja is Tempranillo, but Bodegas Riojanas also has one of the largest extensions dedicated to Mazuelo and Graciano within the Denomination, varieties that give the wines it produces a greater personality. The different vineyard plots are located on clay-calcareous soils of Miocene origin, suitable for producing the highest qualities. At the beginning of October, once the heat of the summer is over, the harvest takes place, which is more than just harvesting the grapes. The choice of the optimal time for harvesting, the productivity of the vines, the selection of the grape consignments destined to elaborate the different types of wine from the winery ... Everything will influence the characteristics and final quality of the wines obtained. The grape consignments from old vineyards are collected in boxes, to prevent the pressure produced by the weight from breaking the grape grains and arriving in the best conditions at the winery. Once there, they undergo a meticulous manual selection bunch by bunch, thus producing the wines that constitute the maximum exponent of quality at Bodegas Riojanas.

Tasting Notes Viña Albina gran reserva

Selected wines from the best vintages. The personality of Cenicero wines is highlighted. Red ocher color with tile edges. Conjunction and richness of aromas with a vinous character. Balanced and sensual flavor, leaving a general impression of opulence. Full-bodied and well constituted in tannins and acidity. Exceptional taste persistence. In a good moment of consumption.Food pairing, Spoon dishes.
Riojanas D.O.C. Rioja
18,00
Tax incl. Bottle 75 cl
Viña Albina Gran Reserva 2005
Viña Albina Gran Reserva 2005

Technical Sheet Bodegas Riojanas

[columns] [span6] Type of Wine: Crianza red Brand: Viña Albina Grape variety: Tempranillo and Mazuelo      Bottle type: Bordeaux  Capacity (cl): 75                Graduation (% vol.): 13,50 [/ span6] [span6] Warehouse: Riojan wineries Regions: Denomination Rioja Barrel type: American oak Permanence in Barrel: 24 months Operating temperature : 16º-18º C.  Population: Ashtray [/ span6] [/ columns]

General information

Bodegas Riojanas controls more than 300 hectares. Of the best vineyards in Cenicero, San Vicente de la Sonsierra and nearby towns. The grape that is par excellence harvested in Rioja is Tempranillo, but Bodegas Riojanas also has one of the largest extensions dedicated to Mazuelo and Graciano within the Denomination, varieties that give the wines it produces a greater personality. The different vineyard plots are located on clay-calcareous soils, of Miocene origin, suitable for producing the highest qualities. In early October, once the heat of summer has passed, the harvest takes place, which is more than just simple harvesting the grapes. The choice of the optimal time for harvesting, the productivity of the vines, the selection of the grape consignments destined to elaborate the different types of wine from the winery ... Everything will influence the characteristics and final quality of the wines obtained. The grape consignments from old vineyards are collected in boxes, to prevent the pressure produced by the weight from breaking the grape grains and arriving in the best conditions at the winery. Once there, they undergo a meticulous manual selection bunch by bunch, thus producing the wines that constitute the maximum exponent of quality at Bodegas Riojanas.

Tasting Notes Viña Albina gran reserva

Selected wines from the best vintages. The personality of Cenicero wines is highlighted. Red ocher color with tile edges. Conjunction and richness of aromas with a vinous character. Balanced and sensual flavor, leaving a general impression of opulence. Full-bodied and well constituted in tannins and acidity. Exceptional taste persistence. In a good moment of consumption.Food pairing, Spoon dishes.
Riojanas D.O.C. Rioja
19,00
Tax incl. Bottle 75 cl
Gran Albina Reserva 2009
Gran Albina Reserva 2009

Technical Sheet Bodegas Riojanas

[columns] [span6] Type of Wine: Crianza red Brand: Great Albino Grape variety: Tempranillo and Mazuelo      Bottle type: Bordeaux  Capacity (cl): 75                Graduation (% vol.): 13,50 [/ span6] [span6] Cellar: Riojan wineries Regions: Denomination Rioja Barrel type: American oak Permanence in Barrel: 24 months Operating temperature : 16º-18º C.  Population: Ashtray [/ span6] [/ columns]

General information

Bodegas Riojanas controls more than 300 hectares. One of the best vineyards in Cenicero, San Vicente de la Sonsierra and towns close to them. The grape that is harvested par excellence in Rioja is Tempranillo, but Bodegas Riojanas also has one of the largest extensions dedicated to Mazuelo and Graciano within the Denomination, varieties that provide greater personality to the wines it makes. The different vineyard plots They settle on clay-calcareous soils, of Miocene origin, ideal for producing the highest qualities. At the beginning of October, once the summer heat has passed, the harvest takes place, which is more than just the grape harvest. The choice of the optimum moment for harvesting, the productivity of the strains, the selection of the batches of grapes destined to make the different types of wine in the winery ... Everything will influence the characteristics and final quality of the wines obtained.

Tasting Notes Gran Albina

Selected wines from the best vintages. The personality of Cenicero wines is highlighted. Red ocher color with tile edges. Conjunction and richness of aromas with a vinous character. Balanced and sensual flavor, leaving a general impression of opulence. Full-bodied and well constituted in tannins and acidity. Exceptional taste persistence. In a good moment of consumption.Food pairing, Spoon dishes.
Riojanas D.O.C. Rioja
15,00
Tax incl. Bottle 75 cl
Viña Albina Gran Reserva 1998
Viña Albina Gran Reserva 1998

Technical Sheet Bodegas Riojanas

[columns] [span6] Type of Wine: Red Brand:Viña Albina Grape variety: Tempranillo      Bottle type: Bordeaux  Capacity (cl): 75                Graduation (% vol.): 13,50 [/ span6] [span6] Warehouse: Riojan wineries Regions: Denomination Rioja Barrel type: French oak Permanence in Barrel: 30 months Operating temperature : 16º-18º C.  Population: Ashtray [/ span6] [/ columns]

General information

Bodegas Riojanas controls more than 300 hectares. Of the best vineyards in Cenicero, San Vicente de la Sonsierra and nearby towns. The grape that is par excellence harvested in Rioja is Tempranillo, but Bodegas Riojanas also has one of the largest extensions dedicated to Mazuelo and Graciano within the Denomination, varieties that give the wines it produces a greater personality. The different vineyard plots are located on clay-calcareous soils, of Miocene origin, suitable for producing the highest qualities. In early October, once the heat of summer has passed, the harvest takes place, which is more than just simple harvesting the grapes. The choice of the optimal time for harvesting, the productivity of the vines, the selection of the grape consignments destined to elaborate the different types of wine from the winery ... Everything will influence the characteristics and final quality of the wines obtained. The grape consignments from old vineyards are collected in boxes, to prevent the pressure produced by the weight from breaking the grape grains and arriving in the best conditions at the winery. Once there, they undergo a meticulous manual selection bunch by bunch, thus producing the wines that constitute the maximum exponent of quality at Bodegas Riojanas.

Tasting Notes Viña Albina Gran reserva

Cherry red color with tile tones. Rich in aromas that develop until they reach their fullness and subtleties. Harmonic in the mouth, fine and elegant, velvety. Well evolved and mature, with great gustatory persistence.Food Pairing Poultry, Spoon dishes, Stews
Riojanas D.O.C. Rioja
25,00
Tax incl. Bottle 75 cl