VINEYARDS: PENEDÈS TERROIR. 100% ORGANIC CERTIFICATE VINEYARDS.
Grape varieties: Xarel.lo, Macabeu and Chardonnay.
Region: D.O. Cava. Sub region: Upper Penedes (Chardonnay) and Central Penedes (Xarel.lo and Macabeu).
Altitude of the vineyards: 110m (Xarel.lo), 250m (Macabeu) and 315m (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 in August and 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 Mont Paral Vintage Organic Farming elaboration.
Each variety of grapes fermented separately at a constant temperature of 16oC in stainless steel tanks.
2nd FERMENTATION: base wine to Vintage Cava
The base wine blending: Xarel.lo 40%, Macabeu 40%, Chardonnay 20%.
Fermentation temperature: 15-18 oC.
Ageing period: for more than 15 months. Vintage dated each year. Sugar added: 17 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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