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Corpinnat Llopart Ex Vite Brut 2010

Corpinnat sparkling wine from Penedès. Xarel·lo and Macabeu aged in oak, and for over 100 months in the bottle.
100 meses en botella.
Percentage of Alcohol: 12º
Bottle size: 75 cl
Grapes Varieties: Macabeo, Xarel·lo,
Wineries: Cavas Llopart
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Availability: In stock

€44.85
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The flagship wine of Cavas Llopart, Llopart Ex Vite Brut is a remarkable, high-end Corpinnat organic sparkling wine.

Identifiable by its metallic label, this Spanish sparkling wine is made from a blend of Xarel·lo (60%) & Macabeo (40%), coming from Les Flandes, the oldest and best estate-owned vineyards. They are located in the outskirts of Subirats del Penedès.

After the alcoholic fermentation of this top-notch Corpinnat Brut was completed, the base wine was aged in oak barrels. After that, the wine was aged for a minimum of 100 months in the bottle.

Finally, Llopart Ex Vite Brut 2010 was added a tiny amount of shipping liquor, crafted from an old Champenoise formula dating from the late XIXth century.

Only 3,000 bottles produced.

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Appearance

The sparkler Llopart Ex Vite Brut has a nice yellow colour with some amber tinges.

Nose

This is an intense, enticingly aromatic organic sparkling wine. It is amazingly fresh and alive despite being aged almost 10. This blend of Xarel·lo and Macabeo suggests some aromas of white fruit, orange blossom, lemon rind and fine lees, combined with suggestions of butter, toasted almonds, English custard, fennel and aromatic herbs.

Palate

Again, this sparkling wine of the Llopart winery feels surprisingly lively. Acidity is spectacular, texture is dreamy and smooth, and bubbles dance gracefully on the palate. Toast, dry fruit, white flowers, rosemary, laurel... Complex and with a serious potential for improvement, this Corpinnat has a very long finish, with a mineral and zesty note.

Our personal opinion

A phenomenal, and yet not sufficiently appreciated sparkler, Llopart Ex Vite Brut 2010 delights with its understated elegance.

OTHER VINTAGES

Llopart Ex Vite Brut 2009:

Enterwine 93. Peñín 95.

Llopart Ex Vite Brut 2007:

Enterwine 94. Peñín 93.

Llopart Ex Vite Brut 2006:

Parker 91. Peñín 91.

Year 2010
Type of Sparkling Wine Brut
Denomination of Origin (DO) Corpinnat
Bottle size 75 cl
Serving tempurature 6-8ºC
Organic Yes
Number of months aged in the bottle 100
Enterwine's Score 93
Media rating 93
Percentage of variety Xarel·lo 60%, Macabeo 40%.
Pairings Aperitif, Birds, Cream pastries, Curred fish, Fruit pastries, Grilled whitefish, Nougat candy, Poultry, Puff pastries, Roasted foods
Taste Complex and Elegant, Creamy with fine bubbles, Silky and intense
Occasion A special occasion, Romantic Dinner, To bring to an engagement
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Value
Marvelously confident and structured, with real depth, grace and poise. The 2007 vintage will drink beautifully till 2025.
Review by (Posted on 10 July 2019)
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