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DG Viticultors Brut 2012

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€11.95

DG Viticultors Brut 2012

Characteristics

  • . 15 meses en botella.
  • Bottle size:
  • 75 cl
  • Percentage of Alcohol:
  • 12.5

Score

92
Enterwine Score 92
92
Media rating 92

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€11.95
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Details

This Cava is a single varietal Chardonnay produced by DG Viticultors.

Interestingly, the grapes used to produce D.G. Viticultors Brut come from vineyards located at altitudes between 770 and 800 metres in some of Penedès most remote and unspoiled landscapes, not far from the town of Pontons.

While possessing an uncompromisingly Mediterranean character, the temperatures are milder than the Penedès' average. This fact allows the grapes to ripen slowly and steadily.  As for the soils, the plots alternate some shallow, limestone soils with low levels of organic matter, with clay loam soils pepperd with gravel and rocks.

The grapes were harvested in late September. Once in the cellar, they were destemmed and gently crushed, after which only 45% of the resulting most was fermented.

Finally, the Chardonnay Cava DG Viticultors Brut 2012 was aged for a minimum of 15 months.

 

Additional Information

Appearance

Pale and delicate, the Cava D.G. Viticultors Brut has a waxy colour with some steely tinges.

 

Nose

Delicate and aromatic, this brut cava by DG Viticultors from Penedés suggests aromas of white fruit, pears and green melon, together with some herbal notions, quince, fine lees and English custard.

 

Palate

This single varietal Chardonnay is fresh, smooth and silky. Less fruit-oriented than on the nose, it has a creamy mousse and scintillating acidity. Delicately bitter, with a vegetal remembrance. Medium finish reminiscent of fine lees.

 

Our personal opinion

Elegant and versatile, DG Viticultors Brut 2012 is a Cava that deserves to be better known.

OTHER VINTAGES

D.G. Viticultors Brut 2011:

Enterwine 92.

Year 2012
Type of Sparkling Wine Brut
Denomination of Origin (DO) Cava
Bottle size 75 cl
Serving tempurature 6-8ºC
Does this wine follow the guidelines of biodynamic Farming? No
Organic No
Is this product free of sulfites? No
Ageing No
Number of months aged in the bottle 15
Parker Score No
Peñin Score No
Our Score 92
Media rating 92
Other guides No
Name of Award No
Mono-Varietal Chardonnay
Percentage of variety No
Pairings Aperitif, Baked whitefish, Cold meats, Creams, Curred fish, Foie Gras, Fruit pastries, Grilled fish, Light hors d´oeuvres, Lite cakes, Nougat candy, Pasta with red sauce and meat, Paté, Red meat with gravy, Rice with fish, Risotto, Roasted chicken, Roasted white meats, Salads with lite seasonings, Smoked foods, Whitefish salads
Taste Fine bubbles and Fresh, Fruity and Fresh, Silky and intense
Occasion Aperitif, Appetizer, Because you can, Business dinner, Desserts, Dinner with friends, Family reunion, Romantic Dinner, To bring to an engagement
  1. DG review by Pinter Barnes on 1/31/2018
    Value

    Refreshingly crisp, neither over-buttery nor super-unctuous Chardonnay. Nice.

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