Bodegas 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 100% Maturana Tinta this wine displays a vivid red colour, on the nose dark berry jam with hints of smoke and exotic spices in the mouth the wine is rich and full with concentrated raspberry and spice dominating. Velvety tannins and balanced freshness give way to a long dark fruit finish.
Perfect with Comte 30 Months