Wine as a Work of Art, From the Earth to the Glass

Bodegas Ontañón is a family-owned winery located in the heart of Rioja. For four generations, the Perez Cuevas family has cultivated vineyard land south of the Ebro River just outside the tiny town of Quel. Through the years they have continued to purchase property near their original holdings on the higher-elevation slopes of the Sierra Yerga Mountains and currently have more than 800 hectares planted to vine, making them one of the top three family vineyard owners in Spain.

Raquel, Ruben, Leticia and Maria Perez Cuevas make up the current generation of the Perez Cuevas family to carry on a tradition of winemaking in the eastern part of La Rioja, Rioja Oriental. Their father, Gabriel, took over in the 1970s and began making wine from the vineyards rather than selling fruit. Ontañón is the name of the mountain valley where the majority of the family’s vineyard land lies. The wines have been recognized with high accolades by press and critics across the world.

Ontañón Crianza

92 Points, Decanter (’19)

A full, balanced attack. Very flavorful, meaty and packed with fruity nuances and the style provided by the fine oak-aging.

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Ontañón Reserva

92 Points, Decanter (’15)

Displays an explosive nose with mixed berry fruit, as well as dried apricots with mineralogy and a slightly truffled nose that is indicative of the terroir in which the grapes grow.

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Ontañón Gran Reserva

Beautiful and bright layers of ruby are displayed in the glass with aromas of red cherry. This wine offers a rich blend of spices, minerality and bright fruit while finely laced with hints of vanilla, cacao, and toasted oak.

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Ontañón Organically Grown
Tempranillo

Complex aromas on the nose with a mingling of the ripe fruit notes of blackberries and redcurrant with toasted, spicy and mineral nuances coming through from the aging in fine quality oak.

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Ontañón Tempranillo Blanco

90 Points/Gold Medal,
Sommeliers Choice Awards 2024 (’22)

A very elegant nose with aromas of pineapple, banana and cooking apples, as well as subtle hints of white blossom.

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Ontañón Viura

On the nose, there are intense aromas of ripe fruits, with an emphasis on pear, tropical fruit, and citrus notes. They are all tied together with a touch of spice from its time in barrel.

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Ontañón Tempranillo Natura
"Sustainably Farmed"

Intense and powerful with notes of blackberries, blueberries and blackcurrants as well as jammy fig and plum fruit.

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