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Freixenet Casa Sala Brut Nature 2006

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Freixenet Casa Sala Brut Nature 2006

Characteristics

  • Gran Reserva. 84 meses en botella.
  • Bottle size:
  • 75 cl
  • Percentage of Alcohol:
  • 12.5

Score

92
Enterwine Score 92
92
Media rating 92

Details

The Cava Freixenet Casa Sala is an homage to a winemaking tradition that goes back more than 150 years. In fact, this wine bears its name from the Sala Estate, the place where the Freixenet family began producing sparkling wines more than a century and a half ago.

This Grand Reserve Cava was crafted in an artisan manner in the old family estate. It is made from a blend of Xarel.lo and Parellada, both of which were harvested by hand.

The grapes were pressed with an old French press dating from the late XIXth century. After that, they were fermented in stainless steel tanks with indigenous yeasts.

Once fermentation was completed, Freixenet Casa Sala Brut Nature 2006 was bottled and aged for 84 months in the cellar.

This is a brut nature Cava, so no shipping liquor was added to the wine after its disgorging.

Open the bottle a minimum of 30 minutes before drinking.

Drink until 2020+.

Additional Information

Appearance

Freixenet Casa Sala Brut Nature has a pale yellow colour with some golden tinges.

 

Nose

This Gran Reserva Brut Nature by the Freixenet winery is superbly elegant and complex. Remembrances of pastry, butter and dry fruit, notes of white fruit, baked apples, and hints of aniseed, rosemary, lime and Mediterranean garrigue.

 

Palate

This Grand Reserve sparkling wine made from Xarel.lo and Parellada is substantial and yummy. Honeyed and leesy, but also very fresh and reminiscent of citrus, butter and toasted hazelnuts. Mousse melts in the palate, and the finish is very long, leaving remembrances of smoke and French patisserie.

 

Our personal opinion

Freixenet Casa Sala Brut Nature 2006 proves that great Cava deserves a place in the sun.

OTHER VINTAGES

Freixenet Casa Sala Brut Nature 2005:

Parker 91. Peñin 93. Gold Medal-Mundus Vini (Germany) & CINVE Contest. Silver Medal-The Champagne & Sparkling Wine World Championships. Bronze Medal- Decanter World Wine Awards.

Year 2006
Type of Sparkling Wine Brut nature
Denomination of Origin (DO) Cava
Bottle size 75 cl
Serving tempurature 6-8ºC
Does this wine follow the guidelines of biodynamic Farming? No
Organic No
Is this product free of sulfites? No
Ageing Gran Reserva
Number of months aged in the bottle 84
Parker Score No
Peñin Score No
Our Score 92
Media rating 92
Other guides No
Name of Award No
Mono-Varietal No
Percentage of variety Parellada, Xarel·lo.
Pairings Baked whitefish, Cream pastries, Curred fish, Duck, Fish and gravey, Foie Gras, Fruit cake, Fruit pastries, Full salads, Grilled fish, Nougat candy, Oysters, Puff pastries, Rice with fish, Roasted foods, Roasted lamb, Roasted red meats, Soup and rice, Specialty Spanish prosciutto , Steak Tartare, Stew, Sweet pastries, Whitefish salads
Taste Complex and Elegant, Creamy with fine bubbles
Occasion A special occasion, Because you deserve it, Family reunion, Romantic Dinner, To bring to an engagement
  1. Sala review by Lloyd on 10/4/2017
    Value

    An original sparkling wine. Crisp and very solid structure, tight body, delicate nose and real complexity.

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