Bodegas Fuenmayor Altanza-location in the heart of La Rioja Alta, is surrounded by vineyards of the Tempranillo variety. It is, therefore, set in one of the most fertile and privileged of the PDO Rioja.
A good example of the philosophy of balance of Bodegas Altanza can be seen in the craft of making and barrels. Tradition recalls that it is better to take a little longer if this get more quality for that, after the first fermentation and maceration, using a vertical press system. They have also recovered the use of great destinations. The nine French oak destinations "Allier" at their disposal are tasked to facilitate and customize decanting the wine before passing to his rest in the bottle. However, they also have the latest technology for temperature control during fermentation, to advanced analysis in the laboratory and to maintain the ideal climate in the aisles. The winery has a fleet of some 8,000 Bordeaux barrels, mostly French oak. Renewed every year by 20% in order that the average age of the barrels is 2-3 years. La cellar facilities and gardens are conceived, designed and built with the same affection with which they draw their caldos.En construction have used the finest materials, still following the idea of combining tradition and modernidad.Esta philosophy is evident in the exterior aesthetics, but also in beauty and functionality of the interiors, and even the balance between the barrel and fruit of all their wines.