Bodegas Saenz de Santamaria Estate

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Located at Cenicero, in the heart of La Rioja Alta, Bodegas Saenz de Santamaria was founded in 1993.

It has an estate of 60 hectares of its own vineyards. The most important crops grown are the Tempranillo, Mazuelo, Graciano and Garnacha red grape varieties. One of the vineyards, Vinedo Rondan, gives its name t othe cellar's wines.

Saenz Santamaria cellars understands and knows that great wines start from the vineyard, that is why we farm the land with the best care and together with the best grape selection we look for a balance between all the elements that make up wine.

We aim our effort at the facinating and natural process of elaboration that starts at the vineyard and finds its maximum expression in our whole range of great quality and personal wines.

The quality of our wines has been proven in the latest years by several National and International awards and every day, we continue in the tradition and knowledge that we have shown for generations.

The Winery

The winery, of 2.9000 m2, is divided into three different areas.

  • Grape reception and elaboration area with capacity for 1,200,000 litres.
  • The cask nave with 1,800 barrels of American and French oak and the bottle rack in which Crianza wine is laid down.
  • The bottling plant and store for final packaging

All of this is protected by the winery gate, a picture of which is shown on the labels as a symbol of the winery.

Saenz de Santamaria cellars with its trademark Rondan commercialize young red wine, rose, crianza, reserva and white wine in barrel, and with the brand "Senorio de Rondan", is red Gran Reserva.