100% Tempranillo, Rioja Red Wine from Bodegas Ostatu, this wine is made from grapes which came from the family’s oldest three plots: Revillas, Carralaguardia y Lagunazuria, over 80 years old vineyards.Some plots of low production (3.200 Kg. /Hectare) but high quality that make it possible a fleshy and concentrated. The Tempranillo variety in its best expression.
Gloria de Ostatu is a modern style Rioja aged in some new oak. it has 2-3 years of aging potential and a lengthy, pure finish.
In a beautiful spot of Rioja Alavesa at the foot of the Sierra de Cantabria, in the town of Samaniego , one of the fifteen municipalities that form this Alavesa region, it is this beautiful cellar -like manor house surrounded by vineyards . Bodegas Ostatu named.
The vineyards are distributed by different terms of the area, with an area of approximately 34 hectares. It is a quality vineyard constituted 75% unproductive old vines being the result of new plantings 20 remaining %. The grape varieties are typical of the area, 85 % tempranillo, 10% Viura and Malvasia and 5% of Graciano and Garnacha .
Ostatu still maintains the flavor and philosophy of family businesses where decisions have to do with common sense , not impositions industry , conjugating harmoniously the art and tradition , experience in the land of grandparents with and oenology vanguard.