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Tag Archives: Cava

N.V. Brianda de Aragón Cava Brut Nature Reserva

N.V. Brianda de Aragón Cava Brut Nature Reserva – Spain, Aragón, Cava (5/20/2006)Light greenish yellow tinge with small vibrant bubbles. Austere nose with a grassy metallic aroma which could be interpreted as minerally. Light honey flavor with strong overtones of slate and white flowers. I personally don’t find this wine […]

N.V. Albet i Noya Cava Barrica 21 Brut Reserva

N.V. Albet i Noya Cava Barrica 21 Brut Reserva – Spain, Catalunya, Cava (6/30/2006)78% Chardonnay and 22% Parellada – Organic Wine Light yellow/green hay color. Strong yeast and caramel aroma on the nose with a nuttiness that creeps up near the end. The palate is extremely tart to me with […]

Regional Profile – D.O. Cava

The other night, I was helping a friend out at her restaurant where they were hosting a large office party. To start off, the evening, everyone had a choice of either a Cosmopolitan or a glass of Cava. For the first half hour, people milled about drinking their beverage of […]

N.V. Brianda de Aragón Cava Brut Nature Reserva

N.V. Brianda de Aragón Cava Brut Nature Reserva – Spain, Aragón, Cava (5/20/2006) Pale golden in color, very light. The nose is earthy with a woodiness that could be mistaken for cork, but give way to light wood, yeast and minerals with a touch of citrus. Nice bubble structure though […]

Spanish Cava Primer

Every dining experience tends to be made up of dozens of small choices that can dramatically change your enjoyment of a meal. Smoking or non? Eat-in or take-out? Lo-calorie salad or deep fried cheese? It may just be that I am a freak about food, but I for one agonize […]

Open that Bottle Night

So, did you do it? Did you delve deep into your cellar or find a bottle on top of the fridge that you forgot you had? Did you dig up a treasure that you had been saving without having a specific moment in mind to open it? We did! That’s […]

Cava for the New Year

Another year come and gone as we head into the biggest day for consuming sparkling wines. For most people, Champagne will be the wine of choice with bright stars bubbling up in the glass as we count down to the New Year. Not a bad choice either, but we’d like […]