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Cava Rara Avis Larus Brut Nature Reserva

Organic Cava Brut Nature Reserva from Penedès. Blend of Xarel·lo & Pinot Noir aged for 24 months.

Reserva. 24 meses en botella.
Percentage of Alcohol: 12º
Bottle size: 75 cl
Grapes Varieties: Xarel·lo, Pinot Noir,
Wineries: 1+1=3
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Availability: In stock

€16.90
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Showing a redesigned brand image, the U Més U winery presents Rara Avis Larus Brut Nature Reserva, a part of a new collection of small-production sparklers named Rara Avis

Produced following the traditional Cava method, this Spanish sparkling wine is made from 50% Pinot Noir, vinified as a Blanc de Noirs, and 50% Xarel·lo, both sourced from estate-owned, organically farmed vineyards situated at 350 metres of altitude, in the Alt Penedès area.

Hand-harvested and selected on site, each variety was separately vinified. Specificallly, the Pinot Noir must was avoided any contact with the skins in order not to get any colour.

After fermenting in stainless steel tanks, this cava brut nature was blended and bottled to complete secondary fermentation.

Finally, the cava Rara Avis Larus Brut Nature Reserva was aged for a minimum of 24 months before the disgorging.

Structured and tasty, this organic cava from Penedès will be a great accompaniment for oily fish recipes, cured cheeses and white meat dishes.

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Appearance

The cava Rara Avis Larus Brut Nature Reserva is medium straw with some greenish reflections.

Nose

Ripe white fruit, oriental spices and citrus, with intimations of pastry, fine lees and herbs. This blend of Pinot Noir and Xarel·lo is rich and complex.

Palate

Creamy, full and refreshing, this sparkling wine from bodega U Més U has a gentle mousse and a crisp, citrusy acidity which carries the wine until its gently bitter, medium-long finish. 

Our personal opinion

The cava Rara Avis Larus Brut Nature Reserva is rich and elegant.

Type of Sparkling Wine Brut nature
Denomination of Origin (DO) Cava
Bottle size 75 cl
Serving tempurature 6-8ºC
Organic Yes
Ageing Reserva
Number of months aged in the bottle 24
Enterwine's Score 92
Media rating 92
Other guides Decanter WWA 2022: 95 points & Gold Medal.
Percentage of variety Pinot Noir 50%, Xarel·lo 50%.
Pairings Aperitif, Baked whitefish, bluefish, Cod, Cured cheeses, Curred fish, Fish and gravey, Foie Gras, Grilled fish, Grilled white meats, Grilled whitefish, Oysters, Pasta with fish, Roasted fish, semi-curred cheese, White meat with gravy, Whitefish salads
Taste Complex and Elegant, Fine bubbles and Fresh, Very intense and inky
Occasion A special occasion, Family reunion, Romantic Dinner, To bring to an engagement
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This Cava brand has definitely raised its game. Quite complex, with freshness and solid bones, gentle mousse and lots of flavour.
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