Marques de Gelida Brut Cava 2009
  • Fresh and lively
  • Great as an aperitif or after dinner with dessert
  • Well balanced sweetness and acidity
  • An excellent value

90 Points - [Refers to previous vintage] - "This frothy effort exhibits more brioche and buttered citrus notes, light to medium body, and a clean/pure style. Again, it is a super value in sparkling white wine." -The Wine Advocate.

COMPOSITION: Macaubo, Xarel-lo, Parellada and Chardonnay.

TASTING NOTES:
89 Points - [Refers to previous vintage] - "The 2007 Brut Exclusive makes use of 15% Chardonnay in the blend in addition to the three traditional varieties of the Cava region and spent a lengthy 42 months (for this price category) on lees. It exhibits a refined nose of mineral, biscuit, baking spices, and white flowers leading to a wine with excellent acidity, plenty of forward, dry fruit, and a lengthy finish. Drink this excellent value over the next 1-2 years. The Marques de Gelida Cavas are made by Vins El Cep." -The Wine Advocate.

90 Points - [Refers to previous vintage] - "Another terrific value in sparkling wine from Spain, this blend of Macaubo, Xarel-lo, Parellada, and Chardonnay is a crisp elegant estate-bottled effort offering notes of honeysuckle, a dry taste, and excellent freshness as well as liveliness. It is a superb value." -Robert Parker Jr., The Wine Advocate, May 2004.

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