Cava Duran Origin Gran Reserva

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GRAN RESERVA 2014 BRUT • DO CAVA

Blend of our native grape varieties Xarel.lo, Macabeu and Parellada with Chardonnay.

Cava Gran Reserva: second fermentation in the bottle and aged on the yeast for more than 36 months in our cellars, where developed the prefect maturity and aromatic potential.

Equilibrate and harmonic.

  • 91 POINTS – GOURMET GUIDE 2019 – BEST CAVAS UNDER 20 €
  • GOLD MEDAL  INTERNATIONAL WINE AWARDS 2018
  • MEDALLA D’OR GILBERT & GAILLARD 2017
  • 93 POINTS 50 GREAT CAVAS 2018
  • 91 POINTS GUÍA PEÑÍN 2017 
  • 92 POINTS 50 GREAT CAVAS 2017
  • SILVER MEDAL  CATAVINUM WORLD AWARDS 2017
  • SILVER MEDAL  INTERNATIONAL WINE AWARDS 2017

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SKU: Duran_Origin Categories: , , , Product ID: 2387

Description

VINEYARDS: Penedès terroir

  • Grape varieties: Xarel.lo, Macabeu, Parellada and Chardonnay.
  • Region: D.O. Cava. Sub region: Upper Penedès (Parellada and Chardonnay) and Central Penedès (Xarel.lo and Macabeu).
  • Altitude of the vineyards: 110m (Xarel.lo), 250m (Macabeu) and 315m (Parellada and Chardonnay). Climate: mild Mediterranean.
  • Annual rainfall: an average of 465 litres per square metre. Soil: clay and calcareous.

1st FERMENTATION: must to base wine

  • Harvest: hand gathered to select the best grapes. Between September and October when each variety is at its peak of maturation.
  • Pressing and must fermentation: pneumatic press. Musts selection, only the best juices will be for the Duran Gran Reserva elaboration.

Each variety of grapes fermented separately at a constant temperature of 16oc in stainless steel tanks.

2nd FERMENTATION: base wine to Gran Reserva cava

  • The base wine blending: Xarel.lo 35%, Macabeu 20%, Parellada 20% and Chardonnay 25%.
  • Bottling period: February-March.
  • Fermentation temperature: 15-18 oC.
  • Ageing period: for more than 36 months. Vintage dated each year.
  • Production: 19.672 bottles.

TASTING NOTES

  • Appearance: presents a yellow pale colour with fine and persistent bubbles.
  • Aroma: fresh, ripened fruits, creamy citrus notes with slightly nutty nose.
  • Palate: perfectly balanced, pleasant with long and clean finish.
  • Gastronomy: recommended for aperitifs, fish dishes, oysters and shellfish. Enjoy at any time of the day.
  • Tips: served cold, between 6oC to 8oC, in tulip glass type, transparent, tall, thin and without decoration.

Ramon Canals
Owner and oenologist

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