Olbieta Blanc Priorat, Marco Abella
Type: White Wine
Grape(s): Garnatxa Blanca, Macabeu
Wine Region: Catalunya, Spain
Tasting Notes: Aromas of pear, lychee, white flowers, fennel and citrus fruits. Complex, fresh and mineral with great length on the palate. Olbeita reflects the characteristics and essence of Mediterranean wines.
Vines are situated at high elevation and not far from the Mediterranean coast. The influence of the vineyard soil (slate) and the Mediterranean climate create a true expression of terroir combined with white fruits and flowers.
The Estate: The Marco Abella family have been producing wines in the Priorat region since the 15th century.Marco Abella owns seven plots located on seven different mountains in the village of Porrera, Priorat. These are the highest plots of the Priorat region. The vineyards are managed with great care and respect for the environment, consistently employing the latest practices in organic farming.
Suggested food and wine pairing: Appetizers, grilled sardines, Catalan peas.