Mas Rodó

Macabeo

Mas Rodó’s commitment to single varietals is especially clear in the MAS RODÓ Macabeo. This wine shows that carefully cultivating the variety, respecting its character, pampering the vineyard, and taking care of the whole process can produce an extraordinary product. Our Macabeo comes from old goblet-trained vines more than 50 years old. It is distinctive for its high ripening, reaching 14º and even 14.5º in some vintages. With its very fine and delicate skin it requires special care, and constant monitoring to ensure that it matures to its maximum potential under controlled risk. The result is a full Macabeo, worked on its lees, fermented and aged in French oak barrels and marked by ripe fruit and honeyed notes that balance with a remarkable acidity for its high level of maturation. This is a white wine with great ageing potential.

Type of Wine

White wine with lees and fermentation and aging in barrel.

Variety

100% Maccabee.

Ground

Sandstone – limestone.

Harvest

End of September, manual.

Fermentation

In French oak barrels.

Aging

3 m. in French oak barrels and 24 months in bottle.

Stopper

Cork, measures 44×24.

Alcohol

13,5%

Tasting Note

Straw color with golden hues. Fine aroma with elegant smoky notes, fine herbs and lees. In the mouth, fatty, round, elegant, excellent acidity, persistence and memories of ripe fruit.

Pairing

The Macabeo pairs with a great range of dishes, including grilled and baked fish, rice dishes, seafood stews, white meat, and intense soft cheeses.

Operating temperature

14ºC

Awards

  • Gold Medal - Gilbert & Gaillard 2018.
  • 90 points - Parker 2016.
  • 90 points - Peñín Guide 2018.
  • Gold Medal - Monovino 2016.
  • 9,59 / 10 points - Guide of Vins de Catalunya 2019.
  • Best wine from Penedés - Guide of Vins de Catalunya 2016.
  • Bronze Medal - 51 DO Penedés 2017 quality wine contest.
  • Silver Medal - IWG, International Wine Guide 2016.
  • Gold Medal 2019 Gilbert & Gaillard

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