No age statement
Closure: Champagne/cork & muselet wire cage
Product of: Spain
Freixenet Cordon Negro is a cava – a sparkling wine made using the same method of second fermentation in the bottle as champagne but with Spanish grape varieties such as Macabeo, Parellada and Xarel-lo.
Sampled on 18/08/2015
Clear, pale golden with fast moving streams of rising small bubbles.
Toasty and buttery with lemon zest, meringue, pastry and yeast.
Fresh and citrusy with cleansing acidity, buttery pastry – croissants and underlying minerality.
Lemony finish with minerality and cleansing acidity.
Fresh and citrusy in character, Freixenet Cordon Negro is a good value, recognisable, widely available sparkling wine brand.
Barcode UPC: 8 410036 009298