Sparkling wine Codorniu, "1551" Brut
Reviews of purchase Codorniu, "1551" Brut
The wine is pale straw-yellow color with persistent perlyazhem.
The taste of the wine has a balanced freshness and fruity sweetness.
The main varietal nuances (citrus, almonds) in the aroma of wine adds a touch of honey and toast.
The wine is perfect as an aperitif, combined with snacks (tapas) and pastries.
Insider, the establishment of the company codorníu winery, white sparkling wine "1551" Brut - a combination of youth, nobility and exquisite balance that is achieved through the use of three traditional blend for Cava varieties: Macabeo, and Parelyada Charello. Macabeo gives the wine a soft fruitiness, Parelyada - elegance and subtlety, and Charello blend gives complexity and structure. Wine is produced by secondary fermentation after which matured between 6 and 9 months on the lees.
The history of the 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 to marry Miguel de Raventos, thereby combining the tradition of wine production of the two largest Spanish companies. Codorníu winery is one of the few manufacturers of high-quality sparkling wines, and opened using a unique method of classical champagne ("Champenois") in Spain, known as Cava. In 1872, Joseph Raventos created the first champagne this method to 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 for more than a hundred countries around the world. In 1976 cellars Codorníu Sant Sadurní d'Anoia were declared "national monument of historical and artistic value."