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Freixenet Cuvée D.S. Brut Gran Reserva 2014

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Freixenet Cuvée D.S. Brut Gran Reserva 2014

Characteristics

  • Gran Reserva. 48 meses en botella.
  • Bottle size:
  • 75 cl
  • Percentage of Alcohol:
  • 11.5

Score

ñ 92
Peñín Score 92
91
Enterwine Score 91
91
Media rating 91

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Details

The well-known Freixenet winery is the producer of this Spanish sparkling wine. The name Freixenet Cuvée DS is an hommage to Dolors Sala, one of the winery's founders.

Made from a blend of the traditional Cava varieties, namely Xarel·lo, Macabeo and Parellada, the grapes were first meticulously selected and then fermented in stainless steel tanks.

After that, Freixenet Cuvée D.S. Brut Gran Reserva 2014 was bottled and aged for 48 months.

Finally, this Cava from Penedès was disgorged and added a tiny amount of shipping liquor, which had been previously aged in chestnut barrels.

Belonging to the Cuvées de Prestige series, this Cava gran reserva is only produced in exceptional vintages.

Additional Information

Appearance

The cava Freixenet Cuvée D.S. Brut Gran Reserva has an intense straw yellow colour with some grey tinges.

Nose

Delicate aromas of toast, dry fruit and fine lees, combined with remembrances of pastry and ripe white fruit. On the background of this Gran Reserva Brut from Penedès, there are some hints of marzipan, with a note of citrus and aromatic herbs.

Palate

Smooth and elegant, with little, palate-caressing bubbles, and an excellent acidiy. This Cuvée DS by Freixenet is reminiscent of citrus, patisserie and ripe fruit, with sparks of jasmine, balsam, fine lees and toast. Long finish with some smokey remembrances.

Our personal opinion

An outstanding value, Freixenet Cuvée D.S. Brut Gran Reserva 2014 is perfect for a whole meal, from appetizers to desserts.

OTHER VINTAGES

Freixenet Cuvée D.S. Brut Gran Reserva 2013:

Enterwine 91.

Freixenet Cuvée D.S. Brut Gran Reserva 2008:

Enterwine 91.

Freixenet Cuvée D.S. Brut Reserva 2007:

Peñín 90. Parker 89.

Year 2014
Type of Sparkling Wine Brut
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 48
Parker Score No
Peñin Score 92
Our Score 91
Media rating 91
Other guides No
Name of Award No
Mono-Varietal No
Percentage of variety Macabeo, Xarel·lo, Parellada.
Pairings Aperitif, Baked whitefish, bluefish, Chocolate cake, Fish and gravey, Fruit cake, Full salads, Grilled fish, Grilled whitefish, Nougat candy, Oriental cuisine, Pasta with fish, Pasta with red sauce and meat, Rice with fish, Roasted chicken, Roasted foods, Roasted red meats, Roasted white meats, Smoked foods, Specialty Spanish prosciutto , Steak Tartare, Sweet pastries
Taste Creamy with fine bubbles, Fresh and dry
Occasion Aperitif, Business dinner, Desserts, Dinner with friends, Family reunion
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