4 white wines tasting: Cava Brut, cava Brut Nature, young white and aged white:
TORELLÓ 225 BRUT NATURE GRAN RESERVE. Classic catalan cava blend with macabeo, xarel·lo and parellada from 40 years old vines of single vineyard Can Martí. Minimum of 30 months aging.
Fine bubble, pale gold color, very clean. On nose light toast, white fruits and milky notes. Elegant texture in palate, creamy, with perfect balance in acidity.
Perfect pairing with italian pasta, risotto, poultry and cured cheese.
Shopping Price: 17-19€
SG Rank: 8/10
Parker 2010 92/92+
JOAN SARDÀ BRUT RESERVA. Classic catalan cava blend with xarel·lo, macabeu and parellada, agead 15 months.
Fresh and fruity aromas with brioche and nuts on palate. Beautiful bubbles, elegant and delicated. Perfect pairing with poultry or shellfish.
Shopping Price: 7-8€
SG Rating: 7/10
OLLER DEL MAS, BERNAT OLLER BLANC DE PICAPOLLS. Wine made from white and red indigenous picapoll grapes of D.O. Pla de Bages in central Catalonia around Montserrat peaks by Oller del Mas winery.
Greath pairing with cheese, delicate creamy flavours, white fruits like pear, mineral and elegant touch of wood. To enjoy a very rare and old grapes almost disappeared and recently recovered.
Shopping Price: 10-12€
SG Rating: 7.5/10
ALBET I NOYA CURIÓS XAREL·LO from Albet i Noya winery (D.O. Penedès). Young white wine from one of the pioneers in organic wines in Catalonia.
From indigenous grape Xarel·lo, harvested by hand and fermented 19 days with previous cold skin maceration.