2019 Bodega del Abad Cimabella Godello Joven

Bodega del Abad |Bierzo |Godello
Great value for those looking for textural whites with a bit of zip and mineral crunch.
3.3
Rated 3.3 out of 5 stars
4 Reviews

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Godello is a white variety native to the Bierzo and Galicia regions. It's a variety that shows lovely florals and gentle apple notes on the nose and has lively acidity making it delicious with a wide array of foods.

This version spent two months on lees before bottling, lending a gentle creaminess and fluffy texture to the final wine. It's a delicious version of this rarely seen Spanish varietal.

25 year old vines. Vinification: Fermentation in stainless steel vessels at a controlled temperature for 30 days. Ripens on lees for 2 months.

Godello is a white Spanish variety of grapevine (Vitis vinifera). It is native to the Bierzo and Galicia, specifically the banks of the river Sil. It has clusters of medium size and dense. The berries are medium sized and yellowish-green. It is a plant sensitive to powdery mildew. It is a grape of great quality and very aromatic. It produces balanced wines, a graduation about 12.5% of straw yellow; clear floral and fruity aromas (apple). It is the main variety in the Denomination of Origin Bierzo and Valdeorras.

Region: Bierzo, Spain
Blend: Godello (100%)
ABV: 14%
Closure: 750ml
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Customer Reviews

3.3
Rated 3.3 out of 5 stars
Based on 4 reviews
Total 5 star reviews: 0 Total 4 star reviews: 3 Total 3 star reviews: 0 Total 2 star reviews: 0 Total 1 star reviews: 1
4 reviews
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    Pam M.
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    10 months ago
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    Rated 4 out of 5 stars
    Pam M

    My first Godello and it was delicious, fuller body rounded and long . Excellent fruit acid balance with a chalky dry finish. Great alternative for richer Chardonnay lovers.

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    Justin T.
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    2 years ago
    Wine Knowledge Level Enthusiast
    Rated 1 out of 5 stars
    Lacking the full texture and flavour

    Lacks the intent and complexity i have come to expect from a Spanish Godello.

  • JM
    John M.
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    Wine Knowledge Level Cork Dork
    3 years ago
    Wine Knowledge Level Cork Dork
    Rated 4 out of 5 stars
    Godello Goodness

    This is a cracker & despite its age, it still delivers remarkable lemon zest and white floral freshness with some developed dry roasted peanut characteristics. The palate is deliciously textural (it spent two months on lees before bottled) with a nice contrasting nectarine & aniseed spice lick; acidity and alcohol levels are spot on so it’s really well balanced. Not one to age any longer, it’s right at its peak now. These whites have shot up in price ex cellars thanks to the massive gain in popularity and the strong Euro in recent years so to see it priced online for under $25AUD recently, was a massive surprise. Get onto it before they sell out!

  • PT
    Paul T.
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    3 years ago
    Wine Knowledge Level Cork Dork
    Rated 4 out of 5 stars
    Very good But

    Dry and sharp, with an old sherry back palet, went very well with a rich paella with strong chorizo and paprika to give a perfect Spanish meal, but difficult to pair with softer flavours or on its own.

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