Cava Vilarnau Gran Reserva Brut Nature Vintage 2013

Gran reserva brut nature Cava made from Macabeo, Parellada, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir aged for 36 months in the bottle.
Gran Reserva. 36 meses en botella.
Percentage of Alcohol: 11.5º
Bottle size: 75 cl
Grapes Varieties: Chardonnay, Macabeo, Parellada, Pinot Noir,
Wineries: Vilarnau
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One of the top Spanish sparkling wines produced by Caves Vilarnau, the 2013 vintage of Vilarnau Gran Reserva Brut Nature Vintage is made from an interesting blend of grapes.

Specifically, this Cava from Penedès features two traditional varieties, Macabeo and Parellada, complemented by the international ones Chardonnay and Pinot Noir

Vinified following the traditional Champenoise method, after a prolonged cold-maceration the four wine musts were separately fermented. After that, Vilarnau Gran Reserva Brut Nature Vintage 2013 was bottled and aged for a minimum of 36 months.

This Cava from Penedès will pair excellently will many kinds of food.

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Appearance

The Cava Vilarnau Gran Reserva Brut Nature Vintage has a very bright, clean straw yellow colour with some steely glints and some golden tinges.

Nose

Fresh, intense notes of white fruit, Mediterranean garrigue and toast, combined with remembrances of yeasts, English custard, butter and smoke. This Cava with Chardonnay & Pinot Noir has a background of dry fruit and toast.

Palate

Fresh and dry, the Cava Vilarnau by González Byass is dry and elegant, with some nicely integrated bubbles and a well-balanced acidity. Vilarnau Barcelona has a  complex finish, with delicate remembrances of white fruit, white flowers and aromatic herbs.

Our personal opinion

A great all-rounder, Vilarnau Gran Reserva Brut Nature Vintage 2013 is a phenomenal value.

OTHER VINTAGES

Vilarnau Gran Reserva Brut Nature Vintage 2012:

Enterwine 93.

Vilarnau Gran Reserva Brut Nature Vintage 2011:

Enterwine 92. Proensa 95. Catalan Vinari d'Or 2017 - Best Cava Gran Reserva

Vilarnau Gran Reserva Brut Nature Vintage 2010:

Peñín 91.

Year 2013
Type of Sparkling Wine Brut nature
Denomination of Origin (DO) Cava
Bottle size 75 cl
Serving tempurature 7-9ºC
Ageing Gran Reserva
Number of months aged in the bottle 36
Enterwine's Score 92
Media rating 92
Percentage of variety Macabeo 35%, Parellada 30%, Chardonnay 30%, Pinot Noir 5%.
Pairings Aperitif, Baked whitefish, Cod, Cold meats, Combination of all types of foods, Cured cheeses, Grilled fish, Poultry, Rice with fish, Roasted lamb, Roasted red meats, Rosted piglet, Smoked foods, Specialty plates, White meat with gravy
Taste Complex and Elegant, Fine bubbles and Fresh, Very intense and inky
Occasion Appetizer, Business dinner, Dinner with friends, Family reunion, Reunion with colleagues, Romantic Dinner
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