Bodegas Tierra de Agrícola Labastida
Bodegas Tierra de Agrícola Labastida has always been linked to manual viticulture since it began. The family have lived in and around Labastida which is surrounded by caves, vineyards and jugs of Rioja wine. Their love and passion for Rioja wine has been passed down generation through generation and the land has passed from Father to son so as to retain the principles of this dynasty of vine farmers.
Bodegas Tierra de Agrícola Labastida carefully looks after its vineyards in order to obtain the best Rioja wines. All its grapes are harvested and selected by hand to make its top quality Rioja wines. Bodegas Tierra de Agrícola Labastida owns 24 hectares of vineyards, some of which are 100 years old. Tempranillo vines from Rioja Alavesa are king in Bodegas Tierra de Agrícola Labastida´s vineyards. Garnacha Blanca, Garnacha Tinta, Graciano, Viura and Malvasía complete the range of grape varieties that they have planted in their own vineyards.
Bodegas Tierra de Agrícola Labastida is located in the town of Labastida, in Rioja Alavesa. The winery is located in the Jewish quarter of Labastida and is made up of 4 different buildings: the family home, offices, a dining room open to visitors and an open air patio where the wine is made. Underneath the winery there is an interesting network of caves which date from the 14th and 15th century. Bodegas Tierra de Agrícola Labastida´s caves are the perfect place to age the family´s wines.
Bodegas Tierra de Agrícola Labastida makes its Young “joven” wine by using the traditional Carbonic Maceration method which is typical in Rioja Alavesa. Its wines are made by selecting the grapes and by using the best quality oak barrels.
Prizes and acknowledgements:
Bodegas Tierra de Agrícola Labastida has been awarded many national and international prizes which have given fame and prestige to their wines.