Ontanon Tempranillo Blanco

Spain

 

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Bodegas Ontañón is a 5th generation family-owned and run winery in Rioja Baja. Here Raquel, Rubén and Maria Pérez Cuevas continue their father Gabriel's work to develop Bodegas Ontañón into one of the most highly-regarded wineries in Rioja.

In 1988 a Rioja winemaker found a bunch of white grapes growing amongst the Tempranillo vines in his estate in Rioja Baja. After several years investigation, the Consejo Regulador of Rioja accepted that this was a natural mutation of the usually red Tempranillo grape and approved it as a variety to be grown DOCa Rioja. It is thought that just one generation separates the white and red versions of the grape. Luckily Bodegas Ontañón saw the potential of this grape and planted 15 ha in 2010. Hooray!!

Gold Medal Winner of the Sommelier Wine Awards 2018, Ontañón Tempranillo Blanco wine has a special and unique character displaying intense tropical fruit aromas of banana, apple and citrus punctuated with white floral notes. A wonderful mouthfeel with notes of orange and stone-fruit characteristics as well as lovely volume and freshness on the palate. This fantastic wine is a great match for poultry, risotto and roasted vegetable dishes.

Country: Spain
Region: Rioja
Grapes: Tempranillo Blanco 100%
ABV: 12%
Volume: 75cl
Vintage: 2017
Suitable for Vegetarians: Yes
Suitable for Vegans: Yes

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