THE BRITISH SOMMELIERS GRANT THE
MAXIMUM DISTINCTION TO MACIÀ BATLE 1856
Macià Batle has obtained a new medal in the United Kingdom with its
Macià Batle 1856 wine, in the prestigious Sommeliers Wine Competition
Awards, which have distinguished him for his character, quality and excellence.
The head of the jury of tasters, the prestigious and renowned Laurent Richet MS,
explained how he enjoyed the “structure, intensity and body” of the MACIÀ
BATLE 1856, gold medal, admiring its “spice and length of fruit
dark” and describing it as “mature and well-balanced”. “Game, volcanic,
with iron and lead,” added Sonal Clare of Purnell’s Restaurant, a member of the
tasting jury who found it “young but accessible” and defined wine as
a Bordeauxesque wine. Meanwhile, Timothy Connor of Heddon Street
Kitchen, another member of the jury, thought he was worthy of a medal.
of gold for its value and its point of difference: “For the price, this would be a great
example to show how much more Spain has to offer.
The wine, whose name reminds us of the date of construction of the first winepress in Spain.
we have physical evidence built by Macià Batle, it is elaborated with a
clear combination of mantonegro, native variety of Majorca, with
Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Shira, aged for 12 months in barrels.
of French oak and 12 months more of rest in the cellar of the Winery.
COLOUR: Intense cherry with brick-red reflections. Brilliant appearance.
AROMA: Ripe red fruits, spices (clove and pepper). Aromas
balsamic, vanilla and pleasant roasted notes.
Palate: Powerful and tasty in the mouth, with an intense aroma in the mouth. Tannins
well integrated with the wood.
Bodegues Macià Batle would like to express its satisfaction with this new award,
recognition of the work and dedication of a team of people from the beginning.
to the winemaking team, year after year, are consolidating as one of the most important
of the most prestigious and recognized wineries, both nationally and internationally.
of Mallorca, with more than 325 awards won.