Pale straw in colour with golden hues. The bouquet is clean and fresh, lively fruitiness displaying floral notes as well, mineral with revealing Mediterranean herb touches and a hint of spiciness. Good balance, long and fresh on the finish.
Mas d’en Gil Bellmunt Blanco
for the equivalent of £19.75 a bottle
CASE OF 6 BOTTLES
Grower: Mas d’en Gil
Grape Variety: Garnacha / Viognier
Style: Fresh and Floral
Alcohol: 14% ABV
Bottle Size: 75cl
4 in stock
Mas d’en Gil is the culmination of an adventure of a lifetime for three families over the last century and a half. Three stages, three consecutive moments, three visions which have given the estate exceptional qualities in terms of viticulture and winemaking. Francesc Gil, was the founder of the estate. He was intuitive and enthusiastic, very much a man of the 19th century. His descendants managed the estate until the next owners, the Barril family took over in 1930. They consolidated the technical and farming side of the estate and re-named it Masia Barril. Rafael Barril Figueras and his son, Rafael Barril Dosset together with Mª Magdalena Vicente Jordana founded a 'new Priorat model based on old methods'. Of advanced ideas, hard-working and determined, they took the ground-breaking decision to start bottling their wine production. In 1998, the Rovira Carbonell family bought the estate and recovered its historical name, Mas d’en Gil.