Vinedos Hontza


Wines

‘Too Mahats’

Varietal: Tempranillo, Viura, Calagreño

Color: Red

Farming Practice: Organic and Biodynamic

Organic. Biodynamic. 90% Tempranillo, 10% Viura and Calagreño. The vineyards comprising this wine are near the medieval town of Labraza in eastern Rioja Alavesa, at the high elevation of 650m, grown in clay-limestone soil. Vinedos Hontza farms these 30 year-old vines in strict accordance with organic standards, as well as being guided by biodynamic principles. Grape selection happens in the vineyard; all harvesting is by hand. 100% destemmed fruit fermented and aged in stainless steel tanks. No added inputs of any kind, including sulfur. Unfined, unfiltered. Only 1000 bottles produced.

‘Vendedor de Humo’ Clairet

Varietal: empranillo

Color: Red

Farming Practice: Organic and Biodynamic

Organic. Biodynamic. 100% Tempranillo. The vineyards comprising this wine are near the medieval town of Labraza in eastern Rioja Alavesa, at the high elevation of 650m, grown in clay-limestone soil. Vinedos Hontza farms these 30 year-old vines in strict accordance with organic standards, as well as being guided by biodynamic principles. Grape selection happens in the vineyard; all harvesting is by hand. Direct press in stainless steel, intended as a light red / ‘claret’ style. No added inputs of any kind, including sulfur. Unfined, unfiltered. Only 1000 bottles produced.

Rioja ‘Garaya’

Varietal: 10+ native grape varieties

Color: Red

Farming Practice: Organic and Biodynamic

Organic. Biodynamic. 10+ native grape varieties, including 30%. A field blend vineyard of 90 year-old vines, coming from near the medieval town of Labraza in eastern Rioja Alavesa. It’s planted at the notably high elevation of 650m, grown in clay-limestone soil. Vinedos Hontza farms these vines in strict accordance with organic standards, as well as being guided by biodynamic principles. Grape selection happens in the vineyard; all harvesting is by hand. Wine is co-fermented 100% whole clusters in carbonic maceration, then aged in a 500L neutral French oak barrel. No added inputs of any kind, including sulfur. Unfined, unfiltered. Only 200 bottles produced.

Rioja ‘Hontza’

Varietal: Tempranillo, Garnacha

Color: Red

Farming Practice: Organic and Biodynamic

Organic. Biodynamic. 60% Tempranillo, 40% Garnacha. The vineyards comprising this wine are near the medieval town of Labraza in eastern Rioja Alavesa, at the high elevation of 650m, grown in clay-limestone soil. Vinedos Hontza farms these 30 year-old vines in strict accordance with organic standards, as well as being guided by biodynamic principles. Grape selection happens in the vineyard; all harvesting is by hand. Fermentation is 50% whole cluster, 50% destemmed. Half of the wine is aged for at least 7 months in a 1,600L ancient amphora; the remaining half is aged in a 500L neutral French oak barrel. No added inputs of any kind, including sulfur. Unfined, unfiltered.

Rioja ‘Valtide’

Varietal: Carignan

Color: Red

Farming Practice: Organic and Biodynamic

Organic. Biodynamic. 100% Carignan. Comes from a single terraced vineyard of 35 year-old vines, near the medieval town of Labraza in eastern Rioja Alavesa. It’s planted at the notably high elevation of 650m, grown in clay-limestone soil. Vinedos Hontza farms this vineyard in strict accordance with organic standards, as well as being guided by biodynamic principles. Grape selection happens in the vineyard; all harvesting is by hand. Wine is co-fermented 100% whole clusters in carbonic maceration, then aged in a 500L neutral French oak barrel. No added inputs of any kind, including sulfur. Unfined, unfiltered. Only 1000 bottles produced.

Rioja Blanca ‘Zuria’

Varietal: Viura, Calagreño

Color: White

Farming Practice: Organic and Biodynamic

Organic. Biodynamic. 70% Viura, 30% Calagreño. The vineyards comprising this wine are near the medieval town of Labraza in eastern Rioja Alavesa, at the high elevation of 650m, grown in clay-limestone soil. Vinedos Hontza farms these 30 year-old vines in strict accordance with organic standards, as well as being guided by biodynamic principles. Grape selection happens in the vineyard; all harvesting is by hand. Macerated on the skins four days. No added inputs of any kind, including sulfur. Unfined, unfiltered.

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