VINEYARDS: PENEDÈS TERROIR. 100% ORGANIC CERTIFICATE VINEYARDS.
- Grape varieties: Xarel.lo, Macabeu and Parellada.
- Region: D.O. Cava. Sub region: Upper Penedes (Parellada) and Central Penedes (Xarel.lo and Macabeu).
- Altitude of the vineyards: 110m (Xarel.lo), 250m (Macabeu) and 315m (Parellada).
- 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 in September when each variety is at its peak of maturation. Organic farming vineyards. Pressing and must fermentation: pneumatic press. Musts selection, only the best juices will be for the Marta Joia Organic farming Reserva elaboration.
- Each variety of grapes fermented separately at a constant temperature of 16oC in stainless steel tanks.
2nd FERMENTATION: base wine to cava Reserva
- The base wine blending: Xarel.lo 40, Macabeu 30%, Parellada 30%. Fermentation temperature: 15-18 oC.
- Ageing period: for more than 24 months. Vintage dated each year. Sugar added: 6 g/L Brut.
- Appearance: It presents a pale yellow coloured cava with fine and persistent bubbles.
- Aroma: white fruit, citrus, floral notes and gentle aromas of ageing. Palate: fresh, slightly dry and very round palate.
- Gastronomy: recommended for assorted salads, pasta, rice and fish dishes.
- Tips: served cold, between 6oC to 8oC, in flute glass type, transparent, tall, thin and without decoration.
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