Gordonzello vineyards are part of a unique environment along the bed of the river Cea, in León Gordoncillo population, where vineyards guarding jealously guard the villa a secret: the aroma, color, body, flavor, ... the essence of a land taken directly from their strains: Prieto Picudo.
Gordoncillo population is located within the geographical scope of the newly granted DENOMINACIÓN DE ORIGEN TIERRA DE LEÓN. The unique terroir and microclimate conditions are ideal breeding ground for the development of a grape of great personality. A dream on the palate, a haunting and unique grape capable of making their presence felt with the unforgettable memory of their origins: Gordonzello.
Birth of a winery
101 winegrowers unite to save their vines. In 1995 there was hardly half a dozen hawthorns Gordoncillo (León), and viticulture was dying ...
During this year and the first months of 1996, a group of winemakers came up with the idea of converting these old unproductive vineyards and scattered in a concentrated and profitable vineyard that would allow the establishment of population in the area.
The April 22, 1995 GORDONZELLO SA was incorporated under the legal form of a corporation with the support of 101 members, who provided 305 acres of land. Between 1996 and 1998 was carried out in a planting area of 205 hectares modern and technically ready to be machined.
In 2002, there was the birth of the new winery. This initiative has definitely regained Gordoncillo wine past.
Bodegas Gordonzello In 2002, on a plot of over 47,000 m2, we launched a modern and innovative facilities, capable of combining values such as functionality, hygiene, and how could it be otherwise, refined corporate identity, a true reflection of our way of working steady and thorough, down to the last detail in our products and offer an efficient service and customized to our customers, subject to strict controls both vintage and during the preparation by the Regulatory Council of the Denomination of Origin Tierra de León.
At present, our wines evolve in contact with a fine selection of American oak, French and Hungarian origin, and in the meantime, Gordonzello has become one of the most promising and modern few wineries make up the national wine scene.