Dominio De La Vega
Dominio De la Vega Cava Brut Reserva Especial "Vintage" - Private: $40.84/BTL - License: $34.37/BTL
Sold in cases of 6 · Vendu en case de 6
Decanter Gold (96 points ) , Robert Parker 90 points. Green apple, and almond scents leap from the glass, but a complex medley of apricot, peach, lime zest and zesty lemon and the fine, creamy mousse steal the show. This is a classic, really well-made Cava. Pure and delicate with huge complexity and a lifted persistence on the finish. Based on 30 year-old Macabeo vineyards of “La Vega” on clay-limestone soil, 17 year-old Chardonnay vineyard from “Finca Pinarejo” on limestone soil. The Macabeo and Chardonnay plots are selected according to freshness and future long ageing potential criteria. Each variety is elaborated separately. Once in the cellar and after a second selection of bunches, there is a 3 hour cold maceration followed by a gentle press (50% run off). Must is natural decanted and racked off into a low temperature fermentation to respect all its aromatic potential. Part of the base wine is transferred to barrel (French oak) for as long required in order to provide a fine touch and complexity to the future coupage of the base wine. Once the corresponding coupage has been chosen, they start bottling the first months of the year. A second fermentation and ageing takes place in our underground cellar at a low and constant temperature.
|Année / Year||2017|
|Appellation||Reserva Especial Brut “Vintage”
|Grape Variety||Macabeo 70% and Chardonnay 30%|
Light yellow colour with fine and integrated bubbles.
|Bouquet||Great complex bouquet with fine pastry reminiscence and fresh hints of white fruit. There is toasty and vanilla aftertaste.
|Flavour||A rounded, velvety feeling in the palate with good volume and balanced fizz. This vintage cava has a long, creamy and elegant finish.|
|Pairings||Ideal cava with any food and especially alone. It pairs perfectly with fish and seafood, any type of rice dishes, appetizers, and slightly spiced white and red meats. Try also with chocolate confectionery.|
|Serving Temp||6 C|