Bodegas Laukote
Rioja Alavesa

Bodegas Laukote is a family run winery that is now run by Norberto Miguel, fourth generation winemaker. The Laukote winery is located in the medival town of Laguardia (Alava) at the foot of the Sierra de Cantabria mountain range. Noberto belongs to a long established family of vine-growers who’ve been vinifying and aging their wines in their underground winery beneath the town of Laguardia for generations.

Their winery is considered to be the smallest one in the Rioja Alavesa that is currently in production. They own a total of 10.5Ha of old vineyards with 7 Ha are planted to old vines Tempranillo which makes up about 95% of all the plantings the remainder is to Viura. The Tempranillo vines average age is between 25-80+ years and the Viura is 80 years old. All of their wines are estate made and bottled.

They produce only four different wine: youthful Tempranillo that goes through carbonic maceration, Viura which is made from over 80 year old vines that is barrel fermented for 3 months in American oak, a very special reserve 100% old vine Tempranillo called Vendimia Seleccionada and the very limited late harvest Viura which is only produced in certain vintages.


Label coming soon!Bodegas Laukote Blanco Fermentado en Barrica 2008
Made from 100% Viura from 80 year old vines.
The wine has a Straw-like yellow color with bright green hues. Expressing very lively and fruity aromas, with outstanding notes of ripe apples, fresh almonds, and bosc pear with a delicate touch of vanilla vean and fresh butter which comes from the use of high quality new oak barrels. A wine of great purity, balance and finesse. 60 cases imported.


Label coming soon!Bodegas Laukote Tempranillo 2008
Made from 100% Tempranillo, the age of the vines between 25-65 years of age. This is a wine that offers truly inviting, lively red and purple fruit. As the wine is exposed to aeration it offers darker aromas showing more complexity; the luscious array of black raspberry mixed with notes of pepper, exotic spices and faint earthy notes, create a beautifully balanced, vibrant and enjoyable wine. 150 cases imported.


Label coming soon!Bodegas Laukote Vendimia Seleccionada 2005
In creating this exceptional 100% Tempranillo, Bodegas Laukote chose to select only 3 hectares of low-yielding 80+ year old vines in creating thie wine. The age of the vines is something that is almost extinct in Rioja. The tremendous expression of both color and aromas truly make this wine unsurpassed within its area. In the mouth it reveals a magnificent structure of firm but refined and lively tannins that are very well incorporated with the rest of the wine together with perfect balance. 50 cases imported. 550 case production.



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