Sparkling wine Codorniu, "Nuviana" Brut, Cava DO
Reviews of purchase Codorniu, "Nuviana" Brut, Cava DO
The wine is light cherry color with a long-playing bubbles.
The wine has a pleasant, well-balanced, fruity and fresh taste with a strong aftertaste.
Fresh fruit aroma of the wine reveals notes of red berries, jam and passion fruit, hints of baking and yeast.
The wine is ideal as an aperitif. It will also be the perfect accompaniment to oily fish and rice dishes. Excellent will be combined with fried fish and tapas (a kind of hot and cold appetizers, served in the bar).
For the production of "Codorniu" Clasico Brut Rose used traditional Spanish grapes - Garnacha, Monastrell and idle talk. Carefully selected berries are separated from crests, through a process of maceration with the must stay on the skin for 3-4 hours. Fermentation was carried out at a controlled temperature 15-17 ° C. Then make blends and bottles of wine are placed in the basement, where the process of secondary fermentation and subsequent exposure for them. The wine spends about 9 months in the cellars before disgorging procedure (extraction of yeast sediment from the bottle).
Beginning of the history of champagne house Codorníu Winery dates back to 1551. The document, dated this year, said that the family had some equipment related to winemaking. In 1659 the young Duchess Anna Codorníu Winery was married with Miguel de Raventos, thereby combining the tradition of wine production of two major Spanish companies. Codorníu Winery is one of the few manufacturers of high-quality sparkling wines, discover and use a unique method of classical champagne ("Champenois") in Spain known as Cava. In 1872, Joseph Raventos created the first champagne by this method, 1888 has already become the owner of a number of gold medals at various international competitions. Since 1897, by decree of Queen Maria Cristina, Codorníu Winery is the official supplier of the Spanish royal court.
Currently Cava Codorníu Winery enjoys an excellent reputation in more than one hundred countries around the world. In 1976, the cellars Codorníu Sant Sadurní d'Anoia were declared "national monument of historical and artistic value."