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Castellroig Sabate i Coca Corpinnat Brut Nature Reserva 2019 750ml

SKU: P58977 ISBN:
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$18.99
$18.99
 

Wine Information:

Country: Spain

Region: Catalonia

Sub-Region:

Appellation: Corpinnat

Variety: Xarel.lo, Macabeu, Parellada

Type: Sparkling

Size: 750ml

 


A refreshing and rewarding traditional organic premium Catalan sparkling and a big step up from a lot of Cava.


A small group of producers from the traditional heartlands of Cava country, Penedes, left the Cava DO a few years ago as they felt it didn't reward or represent the quality wines they were producing with native grape varieties, and so formed Corpinnat - a new brand under which to market superior quality Catalan sparkling wines. Sabate I Coca's Castellroig Reserva comes from around 40 plots of Xarel-Lo, Macabeo and Parellada grapes that are grown to organic principles and vinified separately before blending and then undergoing the traditional sparkling wine method, like Champagne.
Lovely floral aromas of jasmine, white flowers, green apple and citrus, along with something a bit richer, lead onto a fresh and persistent palate with ripe citrus, orchard fruit and a fresh, dry minerality on the finish. Excellent value for money.


Great as an aperitif but would also work oysters and shellfish, white fish, and salads.

 

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Castellroig is part of the prestigious Corpinnat designation that is meant to oversee the quality of grower in the Penedes region of Catalonia. Castellroig is also one of very few producers in the region that is 100% Estate owned. Their philosophy for producing some of the region's best sparkling wines centers on the typicity of their terroirs of their various estates. Varietal singularity is another part of their winemaking tradition.
Castellroig Brut Nature Reserva 2018 is an examplary wine of what corpinnat is seeking to achieve: A clear distinction from the mass-produced, low quality sparkling wines of the region.
Aromas of green apples, with some herbal nuances: lemon-thyme and sage. Further aromas of lime peel and ripe oranges. Medium-bodied with fine bubbles and persistent palate sensation. The finish is clean and refreshingly dry. I highly recommend this Sparkling wine for its value and superb craft.
Oscar Garcia, Wine Buyer, 67wine