1 years 6 months
Category: Brut Cava
Product of: Spain
This Blanc de Noirs - claimed to be Spain's first such wine - is made with a blend of 87% Pinot Noir and 13% Chardonnay. It was originally created in 1997 to honour Codorníu's centenary as 'purveyor to the Spanish Royal household', granted by Queen Regent Maria Cristina in 1897. Read more
Sampled on 01/02/2011
Clear, straw golden with fine bubbles.
Minerally, floral nose with red fruit (redcurrants) and violets.
Yeasty with buttery gooseberry flavours and well balanced acidity.
Toffee/sweet caramel notes emerge in the long finish.
Closure: Champagne/cork & muselet wire cage