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BARCELONA RESERVA BRUT ORGANIC CAVA Vegan, traditional method, DO, Spain
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer VILARNAU
This REPEAT was assessed from a new bottle just purchased at the LCBO. Bright medium-plus straw colour with streams of tiny bubbles. Fairly intense, fresh, slightly spicy, attractive, floral, ripe, apple-melon-lemon fruit. Fairly dry, medium to medium-light bodied, well balanced, slightly spicy, fresh, harmonious, ripe lemon-melon-apple fruit flavours with a lingering, fairly crisp, mineral-tinged, effervescent finish. This crowd-pleasing organic blend of 50% Macabeo, 35% Parellada and 15% Xarello has 11.5% alcohol and 9 g/L residual sugar with a new lot number 30-06-22 L22181201E on the back label. It was last released on December 11, 2021 at $15.95. CSPC 515254
Type Sparkling Wine
Agent Woo Win
Country Spain
Region Penedès
Rating **+(89 points)
Fresh, Bright, Effervescent
LCBO Text Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
A Best Buy
TASTING NOTE: Bright yellow. Melon, peach and pear, hints of honey and succulent herbs on the nose and in the mouth. Fleshy and dry, showing good heft and a bracing suggestion of bitter lemon pith on the finish, which hangs on with good, gently spicy persistence. Score - 89 (Josh Raynolds, vinous.com, April 2019) Price $ 15.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - November 5, 2022
Cases bought 900 (6 bottles per case)

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