Cava made from a wine produced using grapes from a singular parcel of which specific edaphic and microclimatic conditions, together with quality criteria of its production and ageing, create a cava with distinctive characteristics.
“Cava without concessions, greatest representation of the terroir’s characteristics and vintage”.
Cava de Paraje Calificado / Organic Certified / Brut Nature
60% Pansa Blanca – 40% Chardonnay
Minimum 36 – 48 months
Alcohol by volume
Sauló (sandy granitic). Altitude 90m. Orientation Southeast. Rainfall 600 mm/year.
Paraje Calificado Vallcirera
The PARAJE CALIFICADO VALLCIRERA is located within the privileged agricultural area of the Serralada de Marina ’s Natural Park, between the municipalities of Alella and Tiana, in the southern sector of the Maresme region, 2 km from the Mediterranean Sea and 5 1 km from Barcelona. vines The are grown on Sauló soil : an acidic white granite -based sand , with low limestone content , low organic matter and good natural water drain. Our production yields per hectare are below 6,000 kg/ha. The plots of the qualified small area used to make the paraje calificado cava are:
AX155 with a surface of 0.2688ha of the Pansa Blanca variety (Xarel·lo), planted in 1992 with a southeast orientation, at 90m above sea level;
AX160 with an area of 0.8927ha of the Chardonnay variety, planted in 1992 with a southeast orientation, at 90m above sea level.
Made from a selection of the best organic grapes of Vallcirera Paraje: Pansa Blanca & Chardonnay. We extract the characteristics of the vintage through different types of winemaking techniques , combining macerations and fermentations in oak (2 and 3 years aged barrels), then, strictly applying the traditional methodwith anoptimal ageing period – with oak – of each vintage. It is released on the market just after being disgorged by hand. Produced only in exceptional vintage years.
Sight – Intense yellow colour with golden hues.
Nose – Intense aromas of flower and ripe fruit , recuperating the toasted characteristics of the fermentation and the ageing in barrel.
Palate – Flavours marked by minerality and creaminess, recalling the aromas of ripe fruit and toast. Cava with well -marked acidity and extraordinary aromatic complexity. Integrated effervescence and long and persistent aftertaste.
Guía Peñín 2021 – 93/100
Wine Enthusiast 2020 – 92/100
Wine & Spirits Magazine 2019 – Year’s Best Summer Sparklers – 93/100
Guia de Vins de Catalunya 2019 – 9,64/10
Anuario de Vinos EL PAÍS 2018 “Cuadro de Honor” – 96/100
Decanter Cava 2017 – 91/100
International Wine Challenge 2015 – Best Organic Wine Champion Trophy
Jancis Robinson “Special Cuvée” category (reviewer Ferran Centelles) – 17/20
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