Mont-Marcal Cava Brut Rosado Reserva 2009
Rosé Sparkling Wine from Spain
An intense and attractive redcurrant color with violet tones. Fine bubbles and mousse.
The bouquet is dominated by berries such as cherries and blackberries, with a base of plum and fig compote and slight evolution from its contact with the lees.
On the palate it is young, fruity, fresh, soft and above all elegant.
This is an ideal Cava to drink as an aperitif and with a wide range of dishes, from croquettes, pasta, salads with red fruits,... View More
Manuel Sancho's 230-acre estate, "Finca Manlleu," is located on a prominent chalky knoll five miles south of Vilafranca del Penedès overlooking the hamlet of Sant Marcal. One hundred acres are planted to Parellada, Xarel-lo, Macabeo and Chardonnay for white wines; Tempranillo, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot for reds. The "Mont" provides 360-degree exposure, creating a wide variety of microclimates for maturation of the various varieties.
In 1975, Manuel Sancho purchased a neglected 19th-century convent, originally a 14th-century... View More