Corpinnat Recaredo Reserva Particular 2009

Corpinnat sparkling wine made from old-vines Xarel·lo and Macabeo. Aged for a minimum of 118 months in the bottle.

118 meses en botella.
Percentage of Alcohol: 12º
Bottle size: 75 cl
Grapes Varieties: Macabeo, Xarel·lo,
Wineries: Caves Recaredo
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Availability: In stock

Product Description

In 1962, Josep Mata Capellades, founder of the Recaredo winery, decided to craft an age-worthy Spanish sparkling wine wine which was able to express the potential of Xarel·lo and Macabeo to produce world-class sparkling wines. The result was Recaredo Reserva Particular.

A blend of Xarel·lo and Macabeo, this Corpinnat sparkling wine comes from very old vines. The 2009 vintage was the first one entirely farmed following the principles of biodynamic farming.

The Xarel·lo grapes were fermented in oak barrels, while the Macabeo ones completed the process in stainless steel tanks.

Then this Corpinnat sparkling wine was blended, bottled and aged on its lees for a minimum of 118 months.

Finally, Recaredo Reserva Particular 2009 was manually disgorged and added no shipping liquor. The disgorging date is printed on the back label.

Only 1,1819 bottles produced.

Open the bottle at least 30 minutes before drinking.

Additional Information
Additional Information

The organic sparkling wine Recaredo Reserva Particular has a golden yellow colour with some green tinges.


Amazingly pure and deep. Terroir-bound and very well defined, with alluring mineral undertones and lively floral notes, nuanced by some delicate spicy and buttery remembrances, coming from the fermentation in oak of Xarel·lo. Ever-evolving, as the wine opens we also smell aromas of aniseed, smoke, dry fruit and citrus, typical of the Macabeo variety.


Dry, with a laser-like precision, intense and quite young, with plenty of room for growth. The wine has an exceptional acidity, a solid structure, and a remarkable integration of bubbles. This Corpinnat Brut Nature sparkling wine from bodega Recaredo suggests white fruit, Mediterranean underbrush, white flowers, orange blossom and lemon rind. Distant echoes of smoke and flint, and again a buttery remembrance. Extremely long, complex finish. 

Our personal opinion

The formidable Recaredo Reserva Particular 2009 is already a world-class sparkler. On top of that, it has a remarkable potential for improvement.


Recaredo Reserva Particular 2008:

Enterwine 94. Parker 96. Peñín 96.

Recaredo Reserva Particular 2007:

Enterwine 94. Peñín 96. Parker 95.

Recaredo Reserva Particular 2005:

Aged for 118 months. Parker 96. Peñín 94.

Recaredo Reserva Particular 2004:

Parker 95. Peñín 96.

Recaredo Reserva Particular 2003:

Parker 92. Peñín 95.

Recaredo Reserva Particular 2002:

Peñín 96.

Year 2009
Type of Sparkling Wine Brut nature
Denomination of Origin (DO) Corpinnat
Bottle size 75 cl
Serving tempurature 8-10ªC
Does this wine follow the guidelines of biodynamic Farming? Yes
Organic Yes
Number of months aged in the bottle 118
Enterwine's Score 94
Media rating 94
Percentage of variety Macabeo 60%, Xarel·lo 40%.
Pairings Aged cheeses, Aperitif, Baked whitefish, Bull meat, Curred fish, Oysters, Poultry, Roasted foods, Soup and rice, Sweet pastries, Whitefish salads
Taste Complex and Elegant, Creamy with fine bubbles, Light, easy to drink, Silky and intense
Occasion A special occasion, Desserts, Family reunion, Romantic Dinner, To bring to an engagement
1 Review
A mind-boggling display of finesse and depth. Seriously good Cava.
Review by (Posted on 20 December 2018)
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