In The Glass: Marco Abella – Òlbia 2012

by  |  24-09-2013

Since releasing our Priorat guide a few months ago, we’ve had the chance to taste some of the new vintages that have come out after publication which of course has been a delight, especially when it comes to Marco Abella. One of the relatively new cellars to the village of Porrera in Priorat and built upon the foundations of a long family tradition, watching the evolution of their wines has been fantastic. Their reds are all outstanding and we were thrilled to have them served at a recent presentation of our guide in Barcelona. But, it also allowed us the chance to taste the new vintage of their very limited production (less than 600 bottles) white wine called, Òlbia, which in addition to making only a few bottles, they only make in optimal years. The 2009 was the vintage was tasted last Fall and that is included in the book. […]
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