Amalia Brut Sparkling Wine

amaliaCava (Macabeo, Parrellada, Xarello) 750 ml

WINEMAKING

Amalia is made with premium traditional cava grape varieties using the Charmat method whereby both fermentations are carried out in pressurized steel tanks. David Morrison who oversees the winemaking insists on paying a premium for a high quality base wine.

ANALYSIS

Alcohol: 11.5%

Total acidity: 6.9 g/L

Resid. sugar: 14 g/L

VINEYARDS

Alto Penedés is the birthplace of the world famous Spanish sparkling wine, cava. Amalia is produced for Long Wines by a winery founded in 1985 and situated in the acknowledged centre of cava production near Sant Sadurni d’Anoia. Slightly inland from the Mediterranean, beyond the distinctive peaks of the Monstserrat Massif, the vines grow on a scattering of limestone deposits and thrive in the mild climate. The winery uses grapes from some of the most prestigious vineyards in the area including those of Cellers Piñol. Macabeo 33%, Parellada 33% and Xarello 33%.

 

TASTING NOTES

Colour: Pale yellow colour and bright.

Nose: Aromas of apple, peach, grapefruit and herbs.

Palate: Fresh, fruity and easy to drink.

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