A wine that has plenty of maturity and Mediterranean character on the nose, and freshness on the palate, with a creaminess and fullness acquired due to contact with its lees over ten months. It has been partially aged in barrel.
This is a new project from Bodegas Abadal, and the product of selected grapes grown in the best Picapoll vineyards. The aim has been to show the maximum expression of this indigenous variety, to reveal its true nature, the land and climate of the Bages region.
The result is a wine of great complexity and structure, and with that silkiness so characteristic of this variety.
What does this wine taste like?
|Yellow / Golden glints|
|Varietal notes / Pineapple / Grapefruit / Balsamic notes / Fennel|
|Fruit notes / Citrus notes / Crunchy / Grapefruit / Green apple / Apricot / Spicy notes / Lactic notes / Full / Rich|
Drinking and storing
Wild mushroom risotto / Foie gras
Ratings and awards
|2018||17 JR||91 PN|
|2011||91 PK||91 PN|
|Ageing period||10 months|
|Type of wood||Oak|
Masies d'Avinyó (Abadal) is the amalgamation of a land reclaimed and restored to the wine-growing tradition of Bages (a name bestowed by ancient settlers, paying tribute to the Roman god of wine, Bacchus), the modern approach of its owners and the innovative, willing spirit of a young, enterprising team with a single purpose: to produce wines of quality and great distinction, and with an aspiration: to make wines that have their own defining character. The Bages region is...