Exopto Bozeto de Exopto Tinto Rioja

Exopto

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Wine label
Vintage:2016
Bottle sizes:750 ML
Country:Spain
Region:Rioja
Appellation:Rioja
Type:Red
Varietals:Red Blend
Varietal notes:Garnacha 50%, Tempranillo 40%, Graciano 10%
Organic:Practicing
Vineyard:El Agudo in Monte Yerga (Rioja Baja) for Garnacha and Perquita (Rioja Alta) for Tempranillo in Abalos zone
Orientation:El Agudo face east and Perquita faces south.
Soil:El Agudo and Perquita both have a rocky gravelly soil with sand below that.
Viticulture:All farming is done by hand.
Vinification:The wines are naturally fermented with wild yeast in concrete vats.
Aging:Aging is done in either concrete or wood vats for about 6 months before bottling.
Production:70,000 bottles on average produced per vintage.
Tasting:Bozeto means "sketch" or "outline" and as the name implies it is their entry level wine. The wine is a fruity easy drinking introduction to their wines, philosophy and mix of Rioja's 3 principle grape varieties.
 

Ratings

IWC: 91 (Suckling)
Very sweet maraschino cherry nose, but in spite of that this has healthy tannins and a nice acidity. If the alcohol didn't show slightly it would rate higher. Drink now.