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Cavas Masachs
Spain - Penedes - Cava

The Cava offers a straw yellow color with green highlights, fresh and expressive aromas of green apple and pear along with dried nuts and fresh baked bread notes. The palate is full-flavored with fruity notes combined with flavors from the ageing on lees. It is fresh and medium-structure with a good balance between the acidity and the fruit concentration.

Specifications
Appellation
Cava
Wine Type
Sparkling
Varietal(s)
1/3 Macabeu, 1/3 Xarel-lo and 1/3 Parellada
Age of vines
Average 30 years
Agricultural Practices
Sustainable
Certifications
European Vegetarian Union
Soil type
Limestone
Vinification
Harvest – Hand-harvested grapes from our own vineyards.
Press – Pneumatic press, only the free run juice is used.
Fermentation – Each grape variety produces a base wine which is made separately in steel tanks at controlled temperatures.
Traditional Method (same as Champagne) with secondary fermentation taking place in the bottle.
Wine was aged sur lattes (on laths) for 9 months.
Dosage : 7g/Liter
Slightly filtered before bottling.
Pairings

This cava has the perfect balance of dryness, bubbles and fruit to enrich any dining experience. It is a fantastic choice to serve alongside veggies, shrimp and shellfish.

Producer Information: Cavas Masachs

It was at the turn of the 20th century when the Masachs family started to cultivate grapes in their Vilafranca del Penedès estate. Mr. Josep Masachs Llorach, a man with ...
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