is the spirit
Queirón has come into being
The winegrowing project of the Pérez Cuevas family is located in Quel, Rioja Oriental, right in the centre of the river Cidacos valley, between the sierras of Yerga and La Hez, and in the heart of the Barrio de Bodegas de Quel, the town’s winery quarter, an iconic site dating back to the 18th century, a place that epitomises the history of this Rioja town, a town that is closely connected to the culture and soul of wine.
Vine growing in Quel
The key to vine growing on the Queirón estate lies in showing the utmost respect for the local environment, using the traditional varieties grown in Rioja and making some great wines. The good health of the vineyard and the promotion of the biodiversity of the high-altitude vines growing on the slopes of the Sierra de Yerga define the essence of the wines produced at our winery.
Alegoría de Quel, a universe of high-altitude terroirs, of old, goblet-pruned vineyards of Garnacha and Tempranillo. A wine that carves the spirit of a land and which takes its name from a poem that the Rioja-born playwright, Manuel Bretón de los Herreros, dedicated to Quel: My place. “Minerva, there are your treasures. There are your delights, Baco”.
ENSAYOS CAPITALES nº1
Graciano with no added sulphites (2018)
Graciano. A vine growing trial with a minority variety that is native to La Rioja. And also an oenological trial, as there are no added sulphites in the winemaking process. Simultaneous alcoholic and malolactic fermentation. A wine is also a challenge. A challenge, a quest, a look to the future from a classical and traditional stance. This is our first adventure.
Queirón de Gabriel
In praise of the classicism, beauty and historical tradition of the Gran Reservas of the Denominación de Origen Calificada Rioja. Elegance, finesse, pleasure. The first wine of Queirón, a dream and tribute to its founder, the Quel-born vine grower, Gabriel Pérez.
Viñedo Singular (2017)
El Arca is a journey back through time. To the age-old vine growing of Rioja. The austerity of a soil that is poor, essential, fragile. An extraordinary wine that is produced from centuries-old Garnacha, harvested from a unique, astounding vineyard. The winegrowing of the Old World in essence. A journey into the past.