2017 Abad dom Bueno Godello 'San Salvador'
Abad's San Salvador Godello is a wonderful, barrel-aged white wine from Bierzo, north-west Spain. Fermented and aged on fine lees for 12 months in 500-liter French oak before aging for 12 months on its lees in stainless steel tanks. From 80 year old vines on steep granite vineyards, it's full of rich, ripe, creamy, complex, stone fruit flavours.
Bodega del Abad is situated in the most prestigious and historic district of the Bierzo region. With around 40 hectares under vine, they focus solely on the two renowned varietals indigenous to the region - Godello and Mencia - with some of their Mencia vines being over 80 years old.