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 70% Graciano ,20% Tempranillo & 10% Garnacha. Displays and inky dark red colour on the nose there are dark forest fruits figs, spices and liquorice. In the mouth the wine is powerful with a good structure. This mouth-filling red delivers flavours of plum, liquorice with mineral hints, well-integrated and silky smooth tannins the finish packed with spicy red fruits.
Perfectly partnering Beaufort.