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Only 2,000 bottles of this powerful white were produced. Rich & perfumed, enjoy whilst sitting comfortably.
Grape Varieties: Viura
Style: Full, fruity
Drink By: 2014
Intense bouquet with lactic hints as well as very ripe fruit (peaches, pears, apricots) and certain spices (cinnamon, anis). On the palate the wine has a wonderfully balanced acidity, alcoholic strength and complexity with rich, perfumed and intricate flavours that gain intensity in the mouth.
Enjoy with oven-baked fish (turbot, sole, salmon), as well as lobster and poultry, or even Sushi.
This blend consists of 70% Viura, 15% Malvasia and 15% Garnacha Blanca. Fermentation takes place in large French oak barrels before resting on its lees for 12 months before bottling.
Bodegas Exopto was founded in 2003 in La Rioja by Bordeaux native Tom Puyaubert. Tom arrived in Spain at the beginning of 2000 to settle in La Rioja and increase sales for a famous French cooperage. In daily contact with the best winemakers in Spain, he became enthralled with La Rioja, its vineyards, culture and whole way of life. Now he expresses the region's character through a range of distinctive, original white and red wines.
The main idea behind the project is to produce different wines within the historical context of La Rioja: wines with more colour and freshness, better fruit expression and a finer contribution from the oak. All the red wines produced at Bodegas Exopto are blends of the three principal Rioja grape varieties. Depending on the type of wine, Garnacha will be used for its fruit, Graciano for its freshness and Tempranillo for its structure.
Bodegas Exopto, located in Laguardia, demonstrates to perfection a complex balance between modern and traditional winemaking: the various parcels of vineyards are aged between 30 and 90 years and the winery’s tanks are made of oak and concrete, traditional and very fine quality materials that allow the wine to express itself and develop a great complexity of aromas and flavours.
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