Recaredo Cava Relats Brut Nature Gran Reserva 750ml
Thought by many to be one of the very top, if not THE top producer of Cava wines in Spain, the estate has just recently resumed distribution to the West Coast of the US with a new American importer. The wines have been well-received by Luis Gutierrez of the Wine Advocate although he has not yet reviewed this particular production. This delightful sparkling wine is a blend of 55% Xarello, 30% Macabeu, 15% Chardonnay; produced in the Alt Penedes district from the "Subirats" and "Torrelavit" vineyards dominated by loamy and calcareous soils.; 9% of the base wine, from the Xarel•lo grape variety, is aged for 11 months in oak barrels; complex with a toasty, mineral touch; creamy in the finish with hazelnut hints and a fine bubble. Staff fave and highly recommended.