Exopto

Exopto

Laguardia, Spanien

www.exopto.net
Der sympathische Quereinsteiger Tom Puyaubert stammt aus Bordeaux und kam ursprünglich für den Vertrieb von französischen Barriques nach Spanien. Beim täglichen Kontakt mit den besten Önologen des Landes packte ihn die Faszination für Wein und speziell für die Region Rioja. 2003 gründete er schlussendlich seine eigene Bodegas in Laguardia. Für seine drei wunderbaren Rotweine verwendet er die drei traditionellen Rioja-Rebsorten. Granacha gibt seinen Weinen die Fruchtigkeit, Graciano die Frische und Tempranillo die Struktur. Seine Riojas sind überaus charmant, unkonventionell und spannungsgeladen.

Exopto:

10 Resultate

Bozeto de Exopto 2015

Rioja DOCa, Bodegas Exopto

  • Land / RegionSpanien, La Rioja
  • Produzent Exopto
  • KategorieRotwein
  • Traubensorte(n)Garnacha, Tempranillo, Graciano
  • Bewertung(en)
    Parker 89/100

    89/100 Punkte Robert Parker, Aug 2016
    The entry-level red is the 2015 Bozeto de Exopto, a blend of 50% Garnacha, 40% Tempranillo and 10% Graciano from a warm, Mediterranean vintage that favored the Garnacha in a way similar to 2012. The Garnacha and Graciano come from Alfaro in Rioja Baja, and the Tempranillo from Ábalos in Rioja Alta. It fermented in a combination of stainless steel, cement and oak vats, and the élevage was also mixed--the Garnacha in cement and the Tempranillo and Graciano in oak, mostly well-seasoned barrels, but part of the Tempranillo was kept in the oak vats. There are notes of Mediterranean aromatic herbs, esparto grass and ripe plums, a year where Garnacha seems to take the lead. They got very healthy grapes, with notes of blueberries and violets, quite exuberant. The palate is juicy, extremely tasty, with fine tannins and good balance. This is a supple, exuberant red, very hedonistic, open and fruit-driven, reflecting the style of the year. 2014 and 2013

    vinous 90/100

    90/100 Punkte Vinous, May 2017
    (fermented in concrete vats and aged for six months in a combination of concrete tanks and neutral French oak barrels) Lurid ruby. Spice-accented cherry, raspberry and licorice scents are complemented by a suggestion of cracked pepper. Juicy and appealingly sweet, offering red berry and cherry compote flavors that tighten up slowly with aeration. Shows very good energy and lift on the clinging finish, which features fine-grained tannins and a suggestion of bitter cherry.

12.90 CHF

15.80 CHF

Bozeto de Exopto 2016

Rioja DOCa, Bodegas Exopto

12.90 CHF

15.80 CHF

Exopto 2014

Rioja DOCa, Bodegas Exopto

  • Land / RegionSpanien, La Rioja
  • Produzent Exopto
  • KategorieRotwein
  • Traubensorte(n)Graciano, Tempranillo, Garnacha
  • Bewertung(en)
    Guia Penin 93/100

    93/100 Guía Peñín 2017

    Parker 92/100

    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 d

39.80 CHF

49.80 CHF

Exopto 2014

Rioja DOCa, Bodegas Exopto

  • Land / RegionSpanien, La Rioja
  • Produzent Exopto
  • KategorieRotwein
  • Traubensorte(n)Graciano, Tempranillo, Garnacha
  • Bewertung(en)
    Guia Penin 93/100

    93/100 Guía Peñín 2017

    Parker 92/100

    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

106.00 CHF

Horizonte Blanco de Exopto 2014

Rioja DOCa, Bodegas Exopto

  • Land / RegionSpanien, La Rioja
  • Produzent Exopto
  • KategorieWeisswein
  • Traubensorte(n)Viura, Grenache Blanc, Malvasia
  • Bewertung(en)
    Parker 92/100

    92/100 Punkte Robert Parker, Jun 2016
    The one white here, the 2014 Horizonte de Exopto is a classica Rioja blend of Viura with some 10% Garnacha Blanca and 5% Malvasía Riojana picked from the old vineyards in Ábalos, where the red and white grape varieties are planted together--as they do not have any white grape vineyards. The white grapes where usually planted in the poorer soils to compensate yields, as whites tends to produce more than reds; however, they avoid the Calagraño, which they consider a grape that is too neutral. Volumes are therefore quite low; they produce around 3,000 bottles of this oak-aged white with the intention to create something with aging potential. The grapes fermented together and the end of the fermentation was in barrique, where the wine matured for one year. They talk about a cool vintage; the wine was bottled at 12.5% alcohol, with a pH of 3.33 and seven grams of acidity (tartaric). 2014 is somehow similar to 2013, perhaps a year with more ups and

17.80 CHF

23.80 CHF

Horizonte Blanco de Exopto 2015

Rioja DOCa, Bodegas Exopto

  • Land / RegionSpanien, La Rioja
  • Produzent Exopto
  • KategorieWeisswein
  • Traubensorte(n)Viura, Grenache Blanc, Malvasia
  • Bewertung(en)
    Guia Penin 90/100

    90/100 Punkte Guía Peñín 2018

    vinous 91/100

    91/100 Punkte Vinous, May 2017
    (fermented and aged on its lees for a year in neutral French oak barrels) Light bright gold. Ripe tangerine, pear, tarragon and toasty lees on the nose, lifted by a hint of minerality. Dry and focused on the palate, offering concentrated orchard and citrus fruit, honey and buttered toast flavors and a subtle touch of honeysuckle. Closes smoky, tight and long, leaving a suave floral note behind.

19.80 CHF

23.80 CHF

Horizonte de Exopto 2012

Rioja DOCa, Bodegas Exopto

35.90 CHF

47.00 CHF

Horizonte de Exopto 2015

Rioja DOCa, Bodegas Exopto

19.80 CHF

23.80 CHF

Horizonte de Exopto 2015

Rioja DOCa, Bodegas Exopto

47.00 CHF

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