Bodegas Puiggrós Impressionant 2020
  • Orange Wine
  • Garnacha Blanca
  • Natural, Vegan-Friendly
  • Dry
  • Medium Bodied
  • 750ml
  • 12.5% alc./vol

Bodegas Puiggrós Impressionant 2020

Catalonia, Spain
Regular price $34.95per bottle ($419.40per case)
12 bottles per case
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Fragrant & Aromatic

The Puiggros family has been producing wines from their own vineyards in Odena since 1843 for friends and family, however their wines have only been available commercially since 2008. Working exclusively with Garnatxas, the family came to realize that their traditional techniques and special terroir were something worth sharing with the rest of the world.

Impressionant is a small production skin-fermented Garnatxa Blanca from a gorgeous vineyard full of limestone and clay, at 500 meters above sea level. After a hand-harvest, the grapes were fermented naturally with skins in 800-litre clay amphora for about five and a half months before a very light pressing and no filtration or fining before bottling. No sulfites were used during the whole process, and results in a rustic orange wine that is a pure expression of the incredible local white Garnacha.

This wine is very special because it embraces a more oxidative style, reminiscent of Vin Jaune from Jura. This is incredibly unique and is contrary to the reductive style seen in most skin contact wines. It’s truly stunning and gastronomic on both the nose and palate.

Impressionant has a gorgeous amber orange colour. On the nose, it has beautiful notes of plum, fig and citrus peel; clementine and grapefruit, intermingled with medicinal herbs, nuts and spices; almond blossom, eucalyptus, thyme and clove. On the palate, it is well structured and medium-bodied. It is nicely balanced, beautifully tannic, with a long lasting finish of dried fruits and nuts.⁠

It's a perfect pairing for cheese and charcuterie and maybe some finer, elegant vegetable dishes. 

About the Winery

Bodegas Puiggròs

Since 1843, the Puiggros family has been producing wines from their own vines in the Odena region of Catalunya for the family and close friends. Over generations they had come to realize that their vineyards and techniques were something worth sharing with the world. A sincere dedication to the terroir in their zone and the indigenous varieties that grow there, allows them to constantly discover ways to unlock all of the magic that lies within their land.

Starting with conscious and clean farming in the vineyard, they hand-harvest only the best fruit for their production, and ferment each vineyard separately in varying vessels to accentuate what the vines have to show; some in stainless steel, and many in clay amphora of differing sizes. All the while seeing very little sulfur use (if any) until bottling. Puiggros is pushing the quality of northeastern Spain's wines forward, and doing so in a clean and unique way.