Bodegas Fernández de Piérola – a small family-owned winery established in 1996
Bodegas Fernández de Piérola, first set up in 1996, produces wines that are different from the standard wines available. It a small, family-based winery, and you can feel the essence of the Rioja Alavesa region in their wines. The part is safe from the cold northern areas of the region which makes it perfect for vine cultivation. The winery undertakes tillage, manual pruning, weeding, and other treatments to maintain the soil.
The winery undertakes tillage, manual pruning, weeding, and other treatments to maintain the soil.
They use mainly grapes from the Morea vineyards to preserve the unique taste
The winery uses grapes only from the Moreda vineyards to preserve the taste. The vineyards use the right techniques and experience optimum rainfall for the proper growth of vines. Tempranillo and Tempranillo Blanco Y Viura grapes are the major ones that grow in this region. The winegrower has to look into the soil, weather, and other factors to ensure the quality of the grapes produced.
There is a lot of manual work done, and use of traditional methods to produce high-quality wines
The workers do a lot of hard work and use traditional methods to produce the best red, white, and rose wines. A lot of work goes into maintaining the quality of soil so that there is a growth of healthy and ripe grapes. The best quality grapes are sent for further fermentation in stainless steel tanks so that they preserve their aroma.
After that, aging is done by old barrels so that there is a natural fragrance and taste in the wines. Finally, they filter the wine and bottle it for sale and consumption. Their bottles are slender which reduces dripping while serving the wines.