Recaredo, Brut Nature "Intens" Rosat Cava
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Organic

Recaredo, Brut Nature "Intens" Rosat Cava - 2017

Item # 21021 750mL
$39.96/ Single Bottle
$479.52 $431.57/ 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 “Intens Rosat” has no pretenses of being an airy, innocuous quaffing rose. On the contrary, in its brilliant ruby color, in its volume and breadth in the mouth, and in its delicious succulence, it revels in its power and depth.


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Staff Pick Notes

Recaredo Intens Rosat is a lively and delicious wine from the Penedès region in Spain.The Recaredo family, active in winemaking for a century, is committed in biodynamic farming. Monastrell and Garnacha are the local grapes used for this wine. They provide a lot of flavor and concentration to the final product. The must is macerated with the skin of the grapes,which is the reason behind its beautiful pink-reddish color. When you sip it, you can taste red berry, spice, and floral notes. The mousse is very present but soft at the same time. The bready yeast notes linger in your palate and invite you in for another sip. Delicious alone, but also excellent paired with white meats or pork dishes.

- AFR

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Spain

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Monastrell

A Spanish synonym for the dark-skinned Mourvèdre grape.

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