100% hondarrabi zuri. Grapes were selected from several plots near Bakio, sharing the clay-loam soils. In the bodega, the grapes are selected a second time, after which the winemaker gets to work with the free-run juice, so the grapes are not pressed. Fermentation with native yeasts. The wine is then aged for 3 months 'sur lie' in stainless steel cuves and 8 months in 500 liter French oak barrels. Only 1200 bottles made.
The XX represents the bodega's 20th anniversary in 2014, when this wine was first made. The label on the bottle refers to a painting by Adolfo Guiard. He was an important Impressionist painter who lived in Bakio at the end of the 19th century. He called this work 'The villager of Bakio'.
Fine, elegant nose of lime, quince, ripe white fruit, eucalyptus, freshly baked dough,... Lots of volume in the mouth, creamy. Acids, wood, spice and fruit are perfectly balanced.
Delicious with smoked or oily fish, mature cheeses, white meat,...
About the bodega
The bodega is located in Bakio, north of Bilbao, the birthplace of Txakoli. It was a small family business that transformed from a traditional farming business to a modern winery. There was already some kind of winery here in 1851, but the real chang...