Bodega Akutain is a small family winery (ca. 40 years of experience) that produces red quality and exclusive wines(with DOCa Rioja; almost all of them Reserva and Gran Reserva.)
Following the old "chateaux style", all the wine we produce comes exclusively from own vineyards surrounding our winery, which is located in the town of Haro (considered the capital of the Rioja Alta area, one of the 3 areas that DO Rioja is divided in) although very near the town of Anguciana (about 4 km from the town of Haro).
This “chateaux style” is very rare in the D.O.Ca. Rioja (on the other side it is very common in Bordeaux), where you can count on the fingers of one hand the number of wineries that follow this style and where an average of 80% of the production of certified "Rioja" grape is produced by farmers who sell their grapes to cooperatives and large wine cellars instead of producing any wine themselves.
The care and farming year after year, of the same vineyards allows Bodega Akutain to produce its wines in small quantities and this care follows during the craftwork, from the grapepicking until they reach their highest expression in the bottle and get exposed to your enjoyment.
Finally, it is important to add that Bodega Akutain is one of the very few wineries throughout the D.O.Ca. Rioja that fulfills the requirements to exhibit the subzone of "Rioja Alta" (one of the most exclusive subzones in Rioja) on their labels, since their entire production comes from this subzone.