• 1800
  • 1892
  • 2015
1800
1892
2015
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It all started as a roman village. After many periods of prosperity and slope, at the beginning of XIX century a Monastery of frears was founded, and closed to it, underground, there was an ancient winery with 33 clay amphoraes with 36,000 liters of wine. That is how the first winnery around this land was born  
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In 1982 after the Mendizabal confiscation of lands, and on the foundation of the old monastery, Oria de Rueda family builds the first great winery of the family, a winery house “chateaux” type, named “Las Mercedes”, as a tribute to her wife & daughter. An avant-garde winery for its time, that functioned by gravity, to avoid modification of the molecular composition of wine, and using underground cement deposits, giving wine a very special touch
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Finally, after a long parenthesis, from 1936 until 2016, Las Mercedes starts his walk in XXI century. Tradition and modernity get together to create a reduced number of bottles. Each year we elaborate a maximum of 9,000 bottles of a surprising wine Commitment of body and soul looking for a common cause, an exceptional wine