Horizonte Blanco de Exopto

Horizonte Blanco de Exopto 2017

Rioja DOCa, Bodegas Exopto

93/100 Punkte Robert Parker June 2019
The white has the same name as the entry-level red, and I tasted the 2017 Horizonte de Exopto Blanco. For the white, they have added the grapes from one more plot in the village of Ábalos that's planted exclusively with white grapes (the rest are planted with a majority of red and only individual white vines), and production has grown to 6,000 bottles. Produced in a slightly oxidative way, it's mostly Viura and 10% each Garnacha Blanca and Malvasía Riojana, fermented together in stainless steel with indigenous yeasts and finished in barriques. The élevage was in used 225-liter barrels (60% of the volume), concrete eggs (25% and used for the first time) and French oak demi-muids (the remaining 15%) and lasted 12 months. The new thing is the addition of the concrete egg, which seems to have added freshness, tension and aromatic complexity. In fact, the wine makes me think of a cool vintage (and it was not), and the wine is fresh and has great ac

Bewertung(en)

Parker 93/100

Produzent

Exopto

Land / Region

Spanien, La Rioja

Kategorie

Weisswein

Traubensorte(n)

Viura, Grenache Blanc, Malvasia

Ausbau

12 Monate in gebrauchten französischen Barriques gereift.

Trinkreife

Jetzt bis 2022

Trinktemperatur

9-12 Grad

Alkoholgehalt

13%

Passt zu

Fisch gegrillt, Geflügel, Schalen- und Krustentiere, Sushi

Verfügbare Jahrgänge

Verfügbare Grössen

  • 75 cl
85% Viura, 10% Garnacha Blanca und 5% Malvasia. Die Reben sind zwischen 50 und 80 Jahre alt. Kamille, Mandeln, Lindenblüten, Honig, frische Kräuternoten. Am Gaumen geradlinig, bestens eingebundene Säure, angenehm cremig, frisch, lebendig und mit einem jugendlichen, salzig-mineralischen Finale. Ein faszinierender, universell einsetzbarer weisser Speisebegleiter.
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