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Recaredo "Terrers", Brut Nature Cava
Organic

Recaredo "Terrers", Brut Nature Cava - 2013

Item # 39140 750mL
$29.96/ Single Bottle
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$359.52 $341.54/ Case of 12
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Wine made from grapes grown organically using natural composting techniques and special preparations of herbal sprays while following the astronomical calendar.


Tasting Notes

Recaredo’s flagship Cava, “Terrers” is a blend of Xarel-lo, Macabeu and Parellada. Five solid years on the lees imbues the wine with sumptuous depth, yet there is none of the excessive yeastiness or clumsy creaminess that sometimes blur terroir expression in such long-aged sparkling wines.


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Spain

Central to the Spanish winemaking philosophy is the belief that wine should be released only when it is ready to be consumed, and not a moment before. Spanish wine law focuses squarely on this issue: the terms Crianza, Reserva and Gran Reserva are highly regulated indicators of the amount of time a wine has aged prior to its release. In Rioja, Navarra, and the Ribera del Duero (which have the...

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Cava

Dry, delicious Cava is an excellent Champagne alternative. The best examples are aged on the lees (the spent yeast cells used in fermentation) and show complexity to rival that of the best Champagnes.

Xarel-lo

Growing primarily in the northeastern region of Catalonia, Xarel-lo is most famous for its role in the production of the Spanish sparkling wine known as Cava (along with Macabeo and Parellada). Xarel-lo is occasionally bottled on its own as a deliciously crisp still wine, frequently filled with notes of stone fruits and herbs.

Macabeo

An internationally popular cocktail made with tequila, lime juice, and orange liqueur. Its origin has never been definitively proven, but it was invented sometime between 1930 and 1950, probably in Mexico.


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