Clàssic Penedès AT Roca Esparter 2014

Organic Sparkling wine Clàssic Penedès. Varietal Macabeo aged for 7 months in oak barrels and for 40 months in the bottle.

Gran Reserva. 40 meses en botella.
Percentage of Alcohol: 12º
Bottle size: 75 cl
Mono-variety: Macabeo
Wineries: AT Roca
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€18.50
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The young AT Roca winery has already made a name for itself as a fine producer of organic sparkling wines.

The single varietal AT Roca Esparter is quite interesting. Produced only from Macabeo, it is made from grapes coming from a single, 5-hectare estate, called Finca Esparter, located in the Serra de l'Ordal, at the very heart of Penedès.

Northeast-oriented, the vineyards of this Clàssic Penedès receive a moderate amount of sunlight, a fact that allows for a slow and steady ripening of the grapes.

Traditionally vinified following the Champenoise method, this Gran Reserva Brut Nature was aged for 7 months in oak barrels.

Once bottled, AT Roca Esparter 2014 was aged for 40 months in the cellar before its release.

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Appearance

This sparkling wine by Agustí Torelló has a straw yellow colour with some golden tinges. AT Roca Esparter also has some tiny, spirited bubbles.

Nose

A textbook Macabeo, full of intense, fresh and suggestive aromas. Loads of white fruit nuanced by touches of vanilla, hazelnuts, beurre noisette, quince jelly and aromatic herbs. This Brut Nature Gran Reserve is quite complex.

Palate

This organic sparkling wine by AT Roca is elegantly creamy, but also fresh and lively. Richly layered, with a mineral background, some remembrances of pears and apples, and some smokey and toasted nuances as well. Fine bubbles and well-balanced acidity. This Clàssic Penedès has a long, delicate finish.

Our personal opinion

The sparkling wine AT Roca Esparter 2014 greatly benefits from its brief ageing in oak. An elegant, very versatile Macabeo.

OTHER VINTAGES

AT Roca Esparter 2013:

Enterwine 93. Parker 92.

Year 2014
Type of Sparkling Wine Brut nature
Denomination of Origin (DO) Clàssic Penedès
Bottle size 75 cl
Serving tempurature 8-9ºC
Organic Yes
Ageing Gran Reserva
Number of months aged in the bottle 40
Enterwine's Score 93
Media rating 93
Mono-Varietal Macabeo
Pairings Aperitif, Baked whitefish, bluefish, Cream pastries, Dry fruit pastries, Fish and gravey, Grilled fish, Grilled whitefish, Poultry, Puff pastries, Red meat with gravy, Risotto, Roasted white meats, Soup and rice, Specialty Spanish prosciutto , Steak Tartare, Stew, Whitefish salads
Taste Complex and Elegant, Creamy with fine bubbles, Fine bubbles and Fresh, Tasty with barrel notes
Occasion A special occasion, Because you deserve it, Business dinner, Dinner with friends, Family reunion, Romantic Dinner, To bring to an engagement
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