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Casta Diva Cosecha Dorada 2017

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Casta Diva Cosecha Dorada 2017

Characteristics

  • On lees. 5 Months in tanks
  • Bottle size:
  • 75 cl
  • Percentage of Alcohol:
  • 14

Score

92
Enterwine Score 92
92
Media rating 92

Availability: In stock

€9.80
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Details

A characterful, dry Spanish white wine made from Moscatel Romano - a local clone of Muscat of Alexandria, - Casta Diva Cosecha Dorada is produced in the southeastern Spanish region of Alicante.

The vineyards are located in the Jalón Valley, at an altitude of 400 metres above sea level. Soils are composed of clay and limestone.

Crafted by the Gutiérrez de la Vega winery, the grapes that went into the production of this dry white wine from Alicante were harvested at the beginning of September.

Once pressed, they were fermented in stainless steel tanks for over a period of 15 days. Then the wine completed malolactic fermentation and was aged on its lees in the tanks for 5 months.

Finally, Casta Diva Cosecha Dorada 2017 was gently filtered prior to its bottling.

Production of 10,000 bottles.

Additional Information

Appearance

The white wine Casta Diva Cosecha Dorada has a pale, clean, very bright yellow colour with some greenish tinges.

Nose

Notes of citrus, lime rind, lemon pulp and orange peel. Extremely rich on the nose, this dry Muscat from Alicante also suggests aromas of ginger, orange blossom, jasmine and mint, combined with some notions of salt, pears, smoke, english custard and puff pastry.

Palate

Fresh and crisp, with a refreshing acidity, a surprisingly linear character, and a smooth texture. This white wine by the Gutiérrez de la Vega winery has a long, seductive finish.

Our personal opinion

A fresh, elegant wine, Casta Diva Cosecha Dorada 2017 immediately evokes a sunny Mediterranean landscape. The stark contrast between its fragrant nose and dry palate is most interesting.

OTHER VINTAGES

Casta Diva Cosecha Dorada 2016:

Enterwine 93. Parker 90+.

Casta Diva Cosecha Dorada 2015:

Parker 90.

Casta Diva Cosecha Dorada 2013:

Enterwine 94.

Year 2017
Type White
D.O. Alicante
Bottle size 75 cl
Serving tempurature 7-9ºC
Should this wine be decanted? No
Does this wine follow the guidelines of biodynamic Farming? No
Organic No
Is this product free of sulfites? No
Ageing On lees
Type of ageing Months in tanks
Number of months aged in Barrels 5
Parker Score No
Peñin Score No
Our Score 92
Media rating 92
Other guides No
Name of Award No
Mono-Varietal Moscatel de Alejandría
Percentage of variety No
Pairings Aperitif, Baked whitefish, Light hors d´oeuvres, Oriental cuisine, Pasta with fish, Poultry, Rice with fish, Rice with meat, Risotto, Roasted fish, Roasted white meats, Soup and rice
Taste Dry and aromatic, Light, easy to drink, Lively and Fresh
Occasion Aperitif, Dinner with friends, Family reunion, Reunion with colleagues, Romantic Dinner, To bring to an engagement
  1. casta diva review by Twyla on 3/26/2019
    Value

    Honey, apricots and grapes. Lots of aromas and a sharp, crisp palate. Very good.

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