Cava DG Viticultors Brut 2017

Cava Brut from Penedès. Varietal Chardonnay aged for a minimum of 15 months.
15 meses en botella.
Percentage of Alcohol: 12.5º
Bottle size: 75 cl
Grapes Varieties: Chardonnay,
Wineries: DG Viticultors
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Availability: In stock

€11.60
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This Cava is a varietal Chardonnay produced by DG Viticultors.

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.

This uncommon Spanish sparkling wine was made from grapes 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 2017 was aged for a minimum of 15 months.

 

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Appearance

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

Nose

Delicate and aromatic, this varietal Chardonnay suggests aromas of white fruit, pears and green melon, together with some herbal notions, quince, fine lees and English custard.

Palate

This Cava of DG Viticultors 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 2017 is a Cava from Penedès that deserves to be better known.

OTHER VINTAGES

DG Viticultors Brut 2012:

Enterwine 92.

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
Number of months aged in the bottle 15
Enterwine's Score 91
Media rating 91
Mono-Varietal Chardonnay
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
Reviews
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Value
Refreshingly crisp, neither over-buttery nor super-unctuous Chardonnay. Nice.
Review by (Posted on 31 January 2018)
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