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Cava Parés Baltà Blanca Cusiné 2011

Organic Gran Reserva Cava from Penedès. Chardonnay, Xarel·lo & Pinot Noir aged for 30 months in the bottle.
Gran Reserva. 30 meses en botella.
Percentage of Alcohol: 12º
Bottle size: 75 cl
Grapes Varieties: Chardonnay, Xarel·lo, Pinot Noir,
Wineries: Parés Baltà
P 90 90 90

Availability: In stock

€17.30
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The new vintage ot the excellent Cava Parés Baltà Blanca Cusiné combines the freshness and tension of the indigenous Xarel.lo grape with the finesse and sophistication of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir.

Produced by the Parés Baltà winery, this organic Cava was meticulously crafted.

First, the white varieties were fermented in stainless steel tanks for two weeks. As for the Pinot Noit, it was fermented in new French oak barrels and further aged for 2 months.

After that, this Spanish sparkling wine was blended and bottled in order to complete secondary fermentation.

Finally, Parés Baltà Blanca Cusiné 2011 was aged for a minimum of 30 months before its disgorgement.

Open the bottle 30 minutes before drinking. Drink through 2024.

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Appearance

The Cava Parés Baltà Blanca Cusiné has a clean, bright yellow colour with some greyish tinges.

Nose

Rather complex, this Brut Nature Gran Reserva carries some delicate aromas of almonds, hazelnuts and dried figs. Blanca Cusiné also suggests notes of ripe pears and apples, alongside some notes of sugar-coated citrus, quince jelly, and honey.

Palate

Elegant and focused, with good definition and a crisp acidity. This Cava by Parés Baltà has some caressing bubbles and a lush texture. Lively remembrances of orchard fruit, some smokey notions, and some flecks of dry fruit, aromatic herbs and toast. Long finish with remembrances of balsam, red berries and flowers.

Our personal opinion

A highly presentable - and insufficiently known - Cava, Parés Baltà Blanca Cusiné 2011 usually becomes a personal favourite once one has tasted it.

OTHER VINTAGES

Parés Baltà Blanca Cusiné 2010:

Enterwine 92.

Parés Baltà Blanca Cusiné 2009:

Parker 91. Peñín 93.

Year 2011
Type of Sparkling Wine Brut nature
Denomination of Origin (DO) Cava
Bottle size 75 cl
Serving tempurature 6-8ºC
Does this wine follow the guidelines of biodynamic Farming? Yes
Organic Yes
Ageing Gran Reserva
Number of months aged in the bottle 30
Parker's Score 90
Enterwine's Score 90
Media rating 90
Percentage of variety Xarel·lo 60%, Chardonnay 20%, Pinot Noir 20%.
Pairings Boullabaise, Caviar, Cream pastries, Curred fish, Duck, Foie Gras, Grilled fish, Nougat candy, Poultry, Puff pastries, Roasted foods, Roasted white meats, Smoked foods, Soup and rice, Specialty Spanish prosciutto , Steak Tartare, Stew, Whitefish salads
Taste Complex and Elegant, Creamy with fine bubbles, Silky and intense
Occasion A special occasion, Because you deserve it, Family reunion, Romantic Dinner, To bring to an engagement
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