Alta Alella 'Mirgin Reserva', Alella, Spain
An exceptional Cava producer that tends to get less attention than some of the showier estates, but we like it that way. Crisp green apple, peach, and lemon fruit, fine bubbles, and great length. Properly dry.
This zero-dosage sparkling wine comes off a southeast-facing plot on the local sauló soil. After a gentle pressing, the base wine is fermented in stainless steel tanks. Once blended and bottled, it’s aged on the fine lees for 15 to 30 months prior to disgorgement
Pairs well with seafood and is great as an aperitif.
"A gastronomic Cava with notes of roast chestnuts and toffee apple, with sea-fresh salinity underlying savoury complexity."
-The Irish Independent