Cava Recaredo Terrers Brut Nature Gran Reserva 2016
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This excellent Gran Reserva Brut Nature is made from vines planted in differents kinds of soils, all of them with a high limestone content. They are grown following the guidelines of organic and biodynamic farming.
Harvested by hand, the grapes were separately vinified. Subsequently, 5% of this Corpinnat sparkling wine was aged in oak barrels.
After its bottling, Recaredo Terrers Brut Nature Gran Reserva 2016 was aged for a minimum of 36 months and manually disgorged - with no addition of shipping liquor - prior to its commercial release. The disgorging date is printed on the back label.
Open the bottle 15 minutes before drinking.
The gran reserve Cava Recaredo Terrers Brut Nature has a very bright, clean, pale yellow colour with some golden tinges.
The nose of Terrers from Recaredo is pure and very elegant. Deep, elegant mineral notes combined with aromas of white fruit, a dash of white flowers and notions of smoke and dry fruit. This organic Cava has a delicately balsamic background.
Very fresh, this Brut Nature with Monastrell has a crisp and well-defined structure which is dry and smooth at the same time. The bubbles of this Corpinnat sparkling wine are perfectly integrated, and the wine has a long finish with a delicate remembrance of aniseed and white fruit, nuanced by a smoky touch.
|Our personal opinion||
A delightful sparkling wine, Recaredo Terrers Brut Nature Gran Reserva 2016 is worthy of a connoisseur's attention. Price is beyond reasonable.
Recaredo Terrers Brut Nature Gran Reserva 2015:
Xarel·lo, Macabeu and Monastrell. Enterwine 93. Parker 93.
Recaredo Terrers Brut Nature Gran Reserva 2014:
Enterwine 93. Peñín 93.
Recaredo Terrers Brut Nature Gran Reserva 2011:
Aged for 56 months. Enterwine 91. Parker 92. Peñín 93.
Recaredo Terrers Brut Nature Gran Reserva 2010;
Blend of Macabeo 54%, Xarel·lo 42% and Parellada 4% aged for 61 months. Parker 91. Enterwine 91.
Recaredo Terrers Brut Nature Gran Reserva 2009:
Blend of Xarel·lo 52%, Macabeo 32% and Parellada 16%, aged for 65 months. Parker 90/90+.
Recaredo Terrers Brut Nature Gran Reserva 2008:
First vintage with the new name. 4% of the wine was aged in oak. Aged in the bottle for 68 months. Parker 92. Peñín 95.
Recaredo Brut Nature 2007:
11% of the wine was aged in oak. Aged in the bottle for 40 months. Peñín 93, Parker 92.
|Type of Sparkling Wine||Brut nature|
|Denomination of Origin (DO)||Cava|
|Bottle size||75 cl|
|Does this wine follow the guidelines of biodynamic Farming?||Yes|
|Number of months aged in the bottle||36|
|Percentage of variety||Xarel·lo 68%, Macabeo 20%, Monastrell 6%, Parellada 6%.|
|Pairings||Alone, Aperitif, Baked whitefish, Combination of all types of foods, Dry fruit pastries, Fish and gravey, Fruit cake, Grilled fish, Grilled whitefish, Lite cakes, Nougat candy, Pasta with fish, Pasta with red sauce and meat, Puff pastries, Rice with fish, Risotto, Roasted chicken, Roasted foods, Roasted lamb, Roasted red meats, Roasted white meats, Smoked foods, Steak Tartare, Sweet pastries, Vegetables|
|Taste||Creamy with fine bubbles, Fine bubbles and Fresh, Fresh and dry|
|Occasion||Aperitif, Because you can, Business dinner, Desserts, Dinner with friends, Family reunion, Romantic Dinner, To bring to an engagement|