Cava Duran 5V Gran Reserva

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GRAN RESERVA 2012 BRUT • DO CAVA

5Varieties of grapes from 5Vineyards with the elegant Allier oak french oak fusion: Xarel.lo, Macabeu and Parellada with Chardonnay and Pinot noir.

A great Gran Reserve with a great complexity, elegance and finesse aged for more than 48 months in the bottle in our cellar.

Delicate and sophisticate.

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SKU: Duran_5V Categories: , , Product ID: 2375

Description

VINEYARDS: Penedès terroir

  • Grape varieties: Xarel.lo, Macabeu, Parellada, Chardonnay and Pinot noir.
  • Region: D.O. Cava. Sub region: High Penedès (Parellada, Chardonnay and Pinot noir) and Central Penedès (Xarel.lo and Macabeu).
  • Attitude of the vineyards: 110m (Xarel.lo), 250m (Macabeu) and 315m (Parellada, Chardonnay and Pinot noir).
  • Climate: mild Mediterranean.
  • Annual rainfall: an average of 465 l/m2.
  • Soil: clay and calcareous.

1st FERMENTATION: must to base wine

  • Harvest: hand gathered. At the end of August the Chardonnay and Pinot noir, at the beginning of September the Macabeu, at the end of September the Xarel.lo and at the beginning of October the Parellada.
  • Pressing and must fermentation: pneumatic press. Musts seleccion, only the best juices will be for the Duran elaboration.

Individually fermentation of each grape variety at a constant temperature of 16oc in stainless steel tanks, except the Chardonnay that ferments in Allier oak French barrel.

2nd FERMENTATION: base wine to Gran Reserve cava

  • Blending of the base wine: Xarel.lo, Macabeu, Parellada, Chardonnay and Pinot noir.
  • Bottling period: January 2013.
  • Fermentation temperature: 15-18 oC.
  • Ageing: for more than 48 months. Production vintage 2012: 3.210 bottles.

TASTING NOTES AND FOOD AFFINITIES

  • Appearance: presents a yellow pale colour with fine and persistent bubbles.
  • Aroma: fresh, ripened tropical fruits, vainilla, anise, cinnamon and creamy and toasty notes.
  • Palate: perfectly balanced, delicate, elegant with long and creamy finish.
  • Gastronomy: recommended for aperitifs and fine cousine dishes. Enjoy at any time of the day by glasses.
  • Tips: served cold, between 6oC to 8oC, in tulip glass type, transparent, tall, thin and without decoration.

Ramon Canals
Owner and sparklingwinemaker

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