Exopto

Exopto 2014

Rioja DOCa, Bodegas Exopto

93/100 Guía Peñín 2017

92/100 Punkte Robert Parker August 2016
The eponymous 2014 Exopto has an unusual blend, as it's mostly Graciano with 30% Tempranillo and 10% Garnacha. Sometimes Graciano does not ripen properly in cool vintages, so this cuvée was not produced in 2013. In 2014 they did a green harvest and lowered the yields to ensure proper ripening, even in a late and cooler vintage. It fermented in 1,500-liter oak vats with malolactic in barrel the following spring. The upbringing was in 50% new French oak barrels and lasted 18 months, the first six of which with the fine lees, which were not stirred. They managed a good ripening, harvesting quite late into early October. This wine mixes grapes from the warmer and cooler zones of Rioja, so it mixes the characters with focus in the Graciano. It is balsamic and aromatic, with aromas of peppercorns and a core of black fruit. The palate is serious, with depth and silkiness, as well as polished tannins; it is ready for a long life ahead. It could be

Bewertung(en)

Guia Penin 93/100 , Parker 92/100

Produzent

Exopto

Land / Region

Spanien, La Rioja

Kategorie

Rotwein

Traubensorte(n)

Graciano, Tempranillo, Garnacha

Ausbau

18 Monate in Barriques gereift.

Trinkreife

Jetzt bis 2027

Trinktemperatur

16-18 Grad

Passt zu

Lamm, Rind, Schwein, Wild

Verfügbare Grössen

Der Top-Wein wird aus 60% Graciano, 30% Tempranillo und 10% Garnacha gekeltert. Die Reben sind zwischen 50 und 100 Jahre alt. Tiefgründiges Bouquet, schwarze Kirschen, Waldbeeren, Pfeffer, dunkle Schokolade, gerösteter Kaffee, vielschichtige, mineralische Noten. Am Gaumen komprimiert, strukturiert, äusserst komplex und kraftvoll. Ein grosser, lagerfähiger Rioja. Vorab dekantieren.
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106.00 CHF
70.67 CHF / l.
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