Bodegas Aster

In the 1990s, La Rioja Alta decided to try their luck in the Ribera del Duero, where terroir and microclimate meet to invite the utmost expression of the Tempranillo grape. They sought the best possible site following the advice of the Denomination's best growers and different academic experts. Also, La Rioja Alta studied and analysed the soil, grapes and weather of many different subzones. Anguix (Burgos) was finally selected as the ideal location and in 1991 they planted the vineyard on land that was purchased the previous year. They chose to name this new venture Bodegas Aster after a Spanish flower that blooms at harvest.The grapes from the first seven harvests were sold.

In 2000, having verified the quality of the vineyard and the grapes, a winery was built representing a perfect combination of cutting-edge wine-making technology and timeless elegance in design. That year saw the creation of the first Aster offering. The Estate produces a Crianza, and in the best years also produces a Reserva and the premium Finca el Otero.

The International Wine Challenge 2015 chose the ́ster Finca El Otero 2010 as best Spanish Red. In addition to the Spanish Red Trophy, the wine made by ́ster also received the Ribera del Duero Trophy confirming it as the wine region
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