NAME OF WINE: Corpinnat Terrers Brut Nature
NAME OF ESTATE/DOMAINE: RecaredoVINTAGE: 2015
NAME OF VIGNERON: Antoni and Josep Mata Casanovas
LOCATION (village and region): Sant Sadurní d’Anoia, Barcelona
GRAPE/BLEND: 58% Xarel.lo, 32% Macabeu, 10% Monastrell
SUSTAINABLE/ORGANIC/BIODYNAMIC Organic and biodynamic
ALLERGENS (EGGS AND/OR MILK): Neither used
TASTING NOTE: Pale yellow in colour with golden tinges. The nose is pure and elegant with deep mineral notes combined with aromas of white fruit, white flowers and smoke and dry fruit. The very fresh palate has a crisp and well-defined structure which is dry and smooth at the same time. The bubbles are perfectly integrated, and the wine has a long finish with delicate notes of aniseed and white fruit, nuanced by a smoky touch.
FOOD RECOMMENDATION: Shellfish, soft cheese or rice dishes
Recaredo, Corpinnat Terrers Brut Nature 2015
SHORT HISTORY: For almost a century, Recaredo has maintained a firm commitment to produce terroir wines that reflect the landscapes of the Alt Penedès (Barcelona) as honestly and transparently as possible. They make only vintage brut nature cavas with a distinctive character marked by long ageing.
(MICRO)CLIMATE: As a result of the proximity of the Mediterranean, Recaredo’s vineyards experience mild wintersand hot, dry summers. The area has a temperate Mediterranean climate, with an average annual rainfall of approx. 530 mm.
TERROIR: Made with grapes from vineyards that grow in highly calcareous, loamy soils. The soil provides good levels of drainage in the upper areas and a higher water retention capacity in lower areas, where the soil depth is also greater.
VITICULTURE: Plant cover grows spontaneously between the vines; this cover crop plays a crucial role, fostering biodiversity, loosening the soil and regulating water retention and drainage (essential with the dry farming system practised).
YIELDS (hectolitre per hectare): 28hl/haVINIFICATION:
5% of the blend aged in oak casks
Secondary fermentation in bottle
Aged in bottle for a minimum of 38 months
Riddling by hand
Disgorged by hand
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