Bodega Exopto was founded in 2003 by a French winemaker Tom Puyaubert, in Rioja Alavesa, Spain. Tom owns and manages 22 hectares of vines over 30 separate plots, offering different soils and microclimates that favour the various permitted grape varietals: Tempranillo, Graciano, Garnacha, Viura and Malvasia. The winery produces blends and single varietals with a focus is on quality obtained from old vines with an average age 60+ years, careful vineyard management, including the use of only horse drawn vehicles in the vineyard and appropriate use of ageing in oak and cement vats.
Produced from 80% Tempranillo,10% Garnacha, & 10% Graciano this wine displays an inky ruby red colour, the nose is complex revealing spicy cherry and blackberry aromas with notes of Mediterranean herbs. In the mouth lush black and blue fruit flavours are supple, nicely focused and pure with silky tannins.
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