Cava Clos Lentiscus Rosé Brut Nature

Rosé sparkling wine from Massís del Garraf (Penedès). Varietal Samsó (Carignan) aged for 20 months in the bottle.

20 meses en botella.
Percentage of Alcohol: 12º
Bottle size: 75 cl
Grapes Varieties: Samsó,
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Availability: In stock

€12.20
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Produced in Massís del Garraf, a limestone-rich area within Penedès, Clos Lentiscus Rosé Brut Nature is an uncommon Spanish sparkling wine made solely from Samsó (aka Carignan) vineyards planted in 1939.

The base wine was fermented in stainless steel tanks under controlled temperature using native yeasts. Secondary fermentation took place inside the bottle, followed by a 20-month ageing period. This sparkling wine from Penedès was not added liqueur de dosage (shipping liquor) after the disgorgement.

It is worth noting that bodega Can Ramon del Montgròs manages the vineyards following rigorous biodynamic principles. This minimal intervantion approach also informs the winemaking techniques.

The production of Clos Lentiscus Rosé totalized less than 6,000 bottles.

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Appearance

The sparkling wine Clos Lentiscus Rosé Brut Nature is medium salmon with some amber glints.

Nose

This rosé sparkling wine from Samsó smells of wild berries and Mediterranean scrubland, evolving into citrus, fine lees and a flinty remembrance characteristic of the Massís del Garraf area. 

Palate

This sparkler from Clos Lentiscus is structured, fresh and creamy. Wild berries, flowers and mineral remembrances. Medium-long finish with a gently bitter note.

Our personal opinion

Uncomplicated and original, Clos Lentiscus Rosé Brut Nature is an interesting bubbly from Garraf (Penedès).

Type of Sparkling Wine Brut nature
Denomination of Origin (DO) Other denominations
Bottle size 75 cl
Serving tempurature 6-8ºC
Does this wine follow the guidelines of biodynamic Farming? Yes
Number of months aged in the bottle 20
Enterwine's Score 86
Media rating 86
Other guides Guia de Vins de Catalunya: 8,75/10.
Mono-Varietal Samsó
Pairings Baked whitefish, bluefish, Pasta with fish, Puff pastries, Rice with meat, Soup and rice, White meat with gravy
Taste Creamy with fine bubbles, Fruity and Fresh
Occasion Aperitif, Because you can, Family reunion, Reunion with colleagues
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A tad geeky and wild, but delicious anyway.
Review by (Posted on 30 September 2021)
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