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NV Mont Marcal Champagne & Sparkling Wine "Cava Brut Reserva" (12/15)

Winery: Mont Marcal

Vintage: NV

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Cava Brut Reserva" (12/15)

Wine Category: Champagne & Sparkling Wine

Grape blend: Xarel-lo, Macabeo & Chardonnay

Region: Cataluna

State or country: Spain

Price: $15

Cases produced: unknown

KWG Score: 88 (based on 2 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (88)

Review date: December 20, 2015

Wine Review: Cava may be the most underrated sparkling wine style, but I'm not sure why. After trying the Mont Marcal Cava Brut Reserva NV, I can firmly say Cava is one of the best values around. Displaying the same bright acids, hints of caramelized tangerines, brioche, with a tantalizing burst of bubbles, Mont Marcal Cava is what few are. This sparkler is worth every penny. – Nicolay

Winemaker Notes: Estate-bottled, among the best Cavas regardless of price. Excellent base wine made from Xarel-lo, Macabeo and Chardonnay. Aged 18 months on the yeast, disgorged upon order.

Organic status: not organic

Buy it: Use 1000 Corks to find stores that sell Mont Marcal Cava Brut Reserva.

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