Monday, March 23, 2020

Peñalba López – Cava Brut Nature from Aranda de Duero, Burgos, Spain


Apellation: Cava
Aranda de Duero, Finca Torremilanos
Producer: Bodegas Peñalba López, S.L. https://www.torremilanos.com/vinos-torremilanos/cavas-torremilanos-ribera-del-duero/penalba-lopez-cava-brut-nature/
Vintage 2017
Variety:90% Viura, 10% Chardonnay  
Elaboration: Organic viticulture. Traditional method or ¨Method Champenoise¨. 18 months in bottle. 7g. sugar per liter (Brut) 
Service temperature: 6º - 8º C.
Alcohol: 12,5º C


Tasting:  This sparkling wine has a very pale golden yellow colour, and at the same time, a fine, small and abundant bubble that rises in a single main rosary. It has rich aromas of white stone fruit and almonds, with hints of toasted notes. In the mouth  is dry, powerful, it highlights an interesting citrus background that gives it freshness, and a careful acidity. It is a very easy to drink sparkling, smooth and with good persistence, which suggests numerous combinations to pair, in addition to enjoying it alone, as an aperitif. € 11-13. *
 * We highlight its excellent value for money.


Pairing: As a good brut nature sparkling wine to be proud of, it is a wine that combines with many dishes, from pasta, rice, fish, white meat, even game if it is a kind of bird, sushi dishes, certain types of salad.




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