Bodega del Abad "Abad dom Bueno" Godello 2019 - Bierzo, Spain
Varietals: 100% Godello
Fermentation: 24 hours cold maceration, 30 days on the lees in truncated cone shape tanks with wild (also referred to as indigenous or natural) yeast
Dry farming, Organic and Bio-Dynamic (without certification)
Light, yellow gold color. Ripe pear and lemon aromas with a touch of minerality. Juicy orchard and citrus fruit flavors. Long, citrusy, and floral finish.
Bodega del Abad is a relatively new bodega in the Bierzo region. They use only the indigenous Mencia and Godello varietals from Bierzo to produce their wines. Del Abad owns 40 hectares, planted with Mencia vines, some of which are approximately 80 years old. The oenologist, Jose Luis Santin-Vazquez, has been producing wines in Bierzo for more than 30 years.