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Exopto Wine Cellars Rioja Bozeto De Exopto 2013

Exopto Wine Cellars - La Rioja - Spain - Rioja - Rioja Alavesa

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Rated 91 by Robert Parker
The sensational 2013 Bozeto is a blend of 50% Grenache, 40% Tempranillo and 10% Graciano (a singular blend for Rioja) from an organic vineyard planted in 1980. Aged in French oak for nine months, it offers up beautiful black cherry and blackcurrant fruit intermixed with hints of strawberry jam, cedarwood and graphite. Medium to full-bodied and loaded with fruit, spice box and tobacco leaf characteristics as well as a rich, round, opulent mouthfeel, this superb, fruit-forward, luscious red can be consumed over the next several years.
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Winery: Exopto Wine Cellars

Region: La Rioja

The wines of La Rioja have been famed throughout the world for many centuries, due to their excellence of flavor and deep, complex character. La Rioja is a green and fertile region of Spain, situated on the north of the country, yet sheltered from the cold and wet Atlantic oceanic influences by the expansive Cantabrian mountain range near the coast. La Rioja's most famous and widely loved grape varietal is the Tempranillo, which is grown in the majority of the vineyards in the region. However, many of the best wines of La Rioja are blended varieties, often featuring the aromatic Garnacha varietal for added perfume. The region also produces several extremely fine white wines, usually made from the Viura varietal grape, which are aged in barrels for extra flavor and aroma.

Country: Spain

Ever since the Phoenicians and Romans brought their knowledge of vine cultivation to Spanish soils, the country's culture has grown alongside wine production, with wine being a vital part of Spanish identity and Spanish traditions. Each region of Spain has a wine quite distinct from the others, and it is produced by smallholders and families as much as it is by large companies and established wineries. From the relatively mild and lush regions of La Rioja to the arid plateaus that surround Madrid, grapes are grown in abundance for the now booming Spanish wine industry, and new laws and regulations have recently been put in place to keep the country's standards high. By combining traditional practices with modern technology, Spanish wineries are continuing to produce distinctive wines of great character, flavor and aroma, with the focus shifting in recent decades to quality over quantity.