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Tag Archives: Parellada

1996 Mestres Cava Brut Nature Millessimé

1996 Mestres Cava Brut Nature Millessimé – Spain, Cava (9/18/2006)Great wine, deeper in color than most showing golden(rich) and with super fine bubbles. The nose was pure lemon confit to me with hints of green peach, vanilla and light caramel. Might have been a bit oxidized. In the mouth it […]

Spanish Wine Grape – Parellada

Pronounciation: Pa-re-yada White grape native to the Catalunya region of Spain. Very productive and of a high quality it is one of the three primary grapes used in the production of Cava. Head to Catalunya and you’ll see it planted from Tarragona up through the Penedés and beyond. Tends to […]

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 […]

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 […]