Mont Paral Vintage 2016 brut

VINTAGE 2016 BRUT ⋅ DO CAVA

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

Cava Reserva: second fermentation in the bottle ageing on the yeast for more than 24 months in our cellars where developed the prefect maturity and aromatic potential.

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Description

THE VINEYARDS: Penedès terroir

  • Grape varieties: Xarel.lo, Macabeu, Parellada and Garnatxa.
  • Region: D.O. Cava.
  • Sub region: Central Penedes (Macabeu, Xarel.lo and Garnatxa) and Upper Penedés (Parellada).
  • Altitude of the vineyards: 110m (Xarel.lo) 250m (Macabeu and Garnatxa) and 320m (Parellada). Climate: mild Mediterranean.
  • Annual rainfall: an average of 515 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.
  • Pressing and must fermentation: musts selection, only the best juices will be for the Mont Paral Vintage elaboration. Each variety of grapes fermented separately at a constant temperature of 16ºC in stainless steel tanks.

2nd FERMENTATION: base wine to Reserva cava

  • The base wine blending: 40% Xarel.lo, 35% Macabeu, 20% Parellada and 5% Garnatxa.
  • Fermentation temperature: 15-18 ºC.
  • Ageing period: for more than 24 months. Vintage dated each year.
  • Sugar added: 7 g/L Brut.

TASTING NOTES

  • Appearance: delicate pale rosé colour with fine persistent bubbles.
  • Aroma: fresh, floral, ripened red fruits with slightly nutty nose.
  • Palate: perfectly balanced, delicate, pleasant with long and clean finish.
  • Gastronomy: recommended for aperitif or combined with pasta, rice, blue fish, well-seasoned white meat and red meat stews.
  • Tips: served cold, between 6ºC to 8ºC, in flute glass type, transparent, tall, thin and without decoration.

Ramon Canals
Owner and winemaker

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