Cepa 21 'Hito' Tempranillo 2017
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Wine Spectator 90
"Fresh and focused, this lively, energetic red offers bright, juicy cherry and berry flavors, with notes of licorice, vanilla and spice. Light tannins and bright acidity keep this focused. Energetic. Drink now through 2027. 18,750 cases made, 3,500 cases imported. — TM"

The Wine
‘Hito’ is the word for one of the stones that marked the delimitation of a particular vineyard or farm. This is 100% Tinto Fino aged for 8 months in French oak ... read more
This is a red wine
Item ID: #34996
Size: 750mL (wine)
Closure: Cork

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Wine Spectator 90
"Fresh and focused, this lively, energetic red offers bright, juicy cherry and berry flavors, with notes of licorice, vanilla and spice. Light tannins and bright acidity keep this focused. Energetic. Drink now through 2027. 18,750 cases made, 3,500 cases imported. — TM"

The Wine
‘Hito’ is the word for one of the stones that marked the delimitation of a particular vineyard or farm. This is 100% Tinto Fino aged for 8 months in French oak barrels.

The Estate
Cepa 21 (Cepa means “grapevine” or “stock”, 21 refers to the 21st century) is a new and ambitious project which was started in the mid-2000s. The winery and vineyards are on the “Milla de Oro”. The philosophy behind these wines is forward-thinking and they are fashioned in a bright and modern style. Cepa 21 is Emilio Moro’s sister project.

The Moro family has been farming the same vineyards in the Ribera del Duero since 1932, the birth year of Emilio Moro (the patriarch) as well as the year in which the Finca Resalso vineyard was planted. For two generations, the grapes were sold on the bulk market. In 1988, current proprietor José Moro Espinosa invested the family’s entire savings into winery equipment and Bodegas Emilio Moro was born. The bodega joined the D.O. Ribera del Duero in 1989 and quickly established itself as one of the region’s leading producers of top quality wines. The winery is located at the top of a bend in the Duero River in the town of Pesquera del Duero, just to the Northwest of Peñafiel.

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Cepa 21The Moro family has been farming the same vineyards in the Ribera del Duero since 1932, the birth year of Emilio Moro (the patriarch) as well as the year in which the Finca Resalso vineyard was planted. For two generations, the grapes were sold on the bulk market. In 1988, current proprietor José Moro Espinosa invested the family's entire savings into winery equipment and Bodegas Emilio Moro was born. The bodega joined the D.O. Ribera del Duero in 1989 and quickly established itself as one of the region's leading producers of top quality wines. The winery is located at the top of a bend in the Duero River in the town of Pesquera del Duero, just to the Northwest of Peñafiel.

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