A full-flavoured super ripe organic, modern style of Rioja. Ripe plum and dark cherry fruit with a twist of spice and gentle tannins.
The Tempranillo grapes are sourced from certified organic vineyards at altitudes of around 500m. Ontañón have 57ha of low-yielding organic vineyards and 300 barrels dedicated to organic wines.
There is a long 20 day maceration of the grapes - fermentation takes place at controlled temperatures. Ecológico spends five months in both American and French oak barrels.
Bodegas Ontañón is a 5th generation family-owned and run winery in Rioja Baja (now Rioja Oriental). 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.