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Cava Agustí Torelló Mata Gran Reserva Barrica 2015

Grand Reserve Brut Nature Cava. Varietal Macabeo partially aged in oak barrels and aged for 60 months in the bottle.
Gran Reserva. 48 meses en botella.
Percentage of Alcohol: 12º
Bottle size: 75 cl
Grapes Varieties: Macabeo,
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€19.95
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Produced by the Agustí Torelló Mata winery, Agustí Torelló Mata Gran Reserva Barrica is a single varietal Macabeo Spanish sparkling wine.

This Cava Gran Reserva is made from vines which are 30 years old on average.

As for its production, 40% of the base wine was fermented and aged in its lees for 8 months in French oak barrels.

After the completion of secondary fermentation, this Cava was aged for a minimum of 60 months.

A different take on traditional Cava, Agustí Torello Mata Gran Reserva Barrica 2012 deserves a try.

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Appearance

The Cava from Penedès, Agustí Torelló Gran Reserva Barrica has a clean, pale straw-yellow body with golden reflections.

Nose

The combination of the Macabeo with the ageing in oak barrels is enticing. A note of baked cinnamon apples, some balsamic notes, a hint of ginger and fennel, and a pinch of dry fruit.

Palate

The entrance onto the palate of this Gran Reserve Cava from Agustí Torelló Mata is creamy and dry. Vanilla, pastry and toasted almonds, with a note of quince and some aromatic herbs. Crisp acidity, and persistent finish with some nutty notes and a bitter touch.

Our personal opinion

We would recommend enjoying Agustí Torelló Mata Gran Reserva Barrica 2012 at a temperature slightly higher than usual (8-10ºC) in order to enjoy its distinctive qualities.

OTHER VINTAGES

Agustí Torelló Mata Gran Reserva Barrica 2011:

Enterwine 92. Peñín 93.

Agustí Torelló Mata Gran Reserva Barrica 2010:

Parker 91. Peñín 93. Enterwine 92.

Agustí Torelló Mata Gran Reserva Barrica 2009:

Parker 92

Year 2015
Type of Sparkling Wine Brut nature
Denomination of Origin (DO) Cava
Bottle size 75 cl
Serving tempurature 8-10ºC
Organic Yes
Ageing Gran Reserva
Number of months aged in the bottle 48
Enterwine's Score 93
Media rating 93
Mono-Varietal Macabeo
Pairings Baked whitefish, Birds, Boullabaise, Cured cheeses, Dry fruit pastries, Fish and gravey, Foie Gras, Poultry, Risotto, Smoked foods, Soup and rice, Specialty Spanish prosciutto
Taste Complex and Elegant, Dry and aromatic, Tasty with barrel notes
Occasion A special occasion, Because you deserve it, Desserts, Family reunion, Romantic Dinner, To bring to an engagement
Reviews
2 Reviews
barrique
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The body is solid. In my mind, more a still than a sparkler. Delightful in any case.
Review by (Posted on 26 October 2018)
great sparkler
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Creamy, structured, wonderfully textured. Very vinous, so to speak. Superb with white meat and all kinds of cheese.
Review by (Posted on 29 January 2018)
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