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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

La Rioja is undoubtedly the jewel in the crown of Spain's wine regions, and the deliciously drinkable, complex and fascinating single red wines and blended wines of this special region have gone down in history as some of the finest on earth. La Rioja is located in the north of Spain, close to the Atlantic coast, but shielded from the cold and wet weather by the expansive Cantabrian mountains. As such, the climatic conditions in La Rioja are ideal for ripening the Tempranillo and Garnacha grapes used in the production of the fine red wines the region is famous for. Wineries in La Rioja take great pride in their heritage and traditions, and the winemakers of the region employ a range of time honored techniques alongside more modern methods to make the most of their superb crops each year.

Country: Spain

For over two thousand years, Spain has been responsible for much of Europe's wine production, making the very best of native grape varietals, and more recently experimenting with and perfecting wines made from imported grapes. Of course, the region of La Rioja is renowned world-wide for the quality and characteristics of its wines, which benefit greatly from the warm, dry continental climate of the area, and the fertile soils of the Ebro river basin. However, there is far more to Spanish produce than the complex, aromatic and earthy red wine of this region, as a result of the vast range of wine making traditions and practices, and terrains and climatic conditions found across the country. The region Castilla y Leon produces some of Europe's finest white wines, and the sparkling wines of Cava and the sherries of Jerez are firm favorites for wine lovers around the world.