Cava Raventós i Blanc De Nit Brut 2018
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The white grapes come from 15 to 40-year-old vines located in a very special area of the Penedès region called Conca de l'Anoia (basin of the Anoia River.) The terroir is highly characteristic, as it is composed of marine fossils that bring a particular finesse and minerality to the wine.
Produced by the prestigious Raventós i Blanc winery, the grapes are grown following the guidelines of organic agriculture. Besides, all the winemaking operations are carried out following the principles of biodynamic farming.
Each of the varieties was harvested by hand and separately vinified. The wine was produced only from the "free-run" juice.
Once the two fermentations were completed, Raventós i Blanc De Nit Brut 2018 was aged for over a period of 18 months. The disgorging date is printed on the back label.
The rosé wine Raventós i Blanc de Nit Brut has a clean, bright, pale onion-skin colour with some rosy tinges.
Clean aromas of white fruit, citrus, white and blue flowers, alongside some dim remembrance of blackcurrants and wild berries. On the background, this blend of Macabeo, Xarel·lo, Parellada and Monastrell suggests notes of pastry and lees, along with some mineral undertones.
This rosé sparkler from Raventós i Blanc is extremely fresh and pleasant. Very elegant, with tiny, well-integrated bubbles and a creamy, smooth body. Fresh notes of strawberries, aromatic herbs, dry fruit and citrus, nuanced by some remembrances of butter, flowers and pastry and a crisp, tense acidity. Long, suave finish.
|Our personal opinion||
The rosé sparkling wine Raventós i Blanc de Nit Brut 2018 is the perfect wine for a dreamy, romantic night. At a more mundane level, it pairs wonderfully with shrimp, pasta and rice dishes.
Raventós i Blanc de Nit Brut 2017:
Raventós i Blanc de Nit Brut 2016:
Raventós i Blanc de Nit Brut 2014:
Enterwine 89. Parker 89.
Raventós i Blanc De Nit Brut 2013:
Parker 91. Peñín 87.
|Type of Sparkling Wine||Brut|
|Denomination of Origin (DO)||Wine from the Costa de l'Anoia|
|Bottle size||75 cl|
|Does this wine follow the guidelines of biodynamic Farming?||Yes|
|Number of months aged in the bottle||18|
|Other guides||Silver Medal Decanter WWA 2021|
|Percentage of variety||Xarel·lo 38%, Parellada 30%, Macabeo 26%, Monastrell 6%.|
|Pairings||Alone, Aperitif, bluefish, Chocolate, Chocolate cake, Cured duck breast, Curred fish, Fruit cake, Grilled fish, Light hors d´oeuvres, Poultry, Risotto, Rosted piglet, Smoked foods, Specialty Spanish prosciutto|
|Taste||Creamy with fine bubbles, Light, easy to drink, Silky and intense|
|Occasion||Aperitif, Appetizer, Because you can, Business dinner, Dinner with friends, Family reunion|