Connected to the underground labyrinth of more than a kilometer and 20 meters deep dating from the 15th century – Bodegas Yllera
In Valladolid town of Rueda, the origin of the famous Spanish white Verdejo wine, you can discover a group of several wine cellars that form an authentic underground labyrinth of more than a kilometer and 20 meters deep dated from the 15th century. The maze was restored in the 90s by Bodegas Yllera.
All the wines made by the Yllera winery in a beautiful and harmonized combination of art, mythology, wine, history, and culture
Grapes planted include Verdejo, Viura, Palomino Fino, Sauvignon Blanc and Tempranillo.
Inside the cellars, you will discover a link between the origin of wine in Greek mythology using the different episodes and characters of the myth of the Minotaur of Crete, and all the wines made by the Yllera family, in a beautiful and harmonized combination of art, mythology, wine, history, and culture, opening you up to a world of new sensations. The wines they make are processed from various grape varieties in the vineyards. The grapes they use are Verdejo, Viura, Palomino Fino, Sauvignon Blanc, and Tempranillo. They are proud of their wines and are classified, DO Rueda. Their prized wines are the Yllera Dominus, a delicious red wine, made with 100% Tempranillo grapes, and aged in barrels for 30 months.
100% Tempranillo wine aged in barrels for 30 months and the underground maze is the main attraction.
A trip to the winery is a unique experience for sure. The underground maze is the main attraction with all the Greek myths attached to the rooms where different wines are stored. They also have a restaurant where you can sit and enjoy a meal. The meals are amazing and you can pair these with some of their best wines. If you are planning to visit this region and want a one of a kind winery visit experience, Yllera family’s Labyrinth winery is the place to go.