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Alta Alella - Cava Gran Reserva 'Mirgin' 2018 Alta Alella - Cava Gran Reserva 'Mirgin' 2018

Alta Alella - Cava Gran Reserva 'Mirgin' 2018

White fruit aromas and delicate pastry notes, balanced with refreshing salinity.

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Alta Alella - Cava Gran Reserva 'Mirgin' 2018
Alta Alella - Cava Gran Reserva 'Mirgin' 2018
$40.00
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Type:Sparkling

Varietal:Sparkling Blend

Varietal Blend:Xarel·lo 40%, Macabeu 30%, Parellada 30%

Unit Size:750ml

Alcohol Volume:12%

Region:Catalunya

Country:Spain

Tasting Notes

In the D.O. Alella, Spain's smallest appellation and home to a tight-knit group of eight producers across 240 hectares, a treasured family-run winery stands out. Since 1991, the Pujol-Busquets family has been passionately producing certified organic wines and cava. Gran Reserva wine showcases an array of white fruit aromas, including citrus and green almond, while revealing enticing pastry notes on the palate. It offers a refreshing character with a subtle touch of salinity.

Technical Info

Brand:Alta Alella

Closure:Cork

Organic Certification:CCPAE -  ODML200007

Country of Origin:Spain

Serving Temperature:8-10°C

Sugar Residual:0.1 g/l

Drink By:2028

Wine Ageing:30 months on the lees bottle fermentation

Winemaking Style:Innovative

Harvest:Hand-harvested

Winemaking:The wine undergoes a manual harvest, exclusive first pressing for must extraction, and separate vat fermentation.

Viticulture:The vineyard boasts sandy granitic soil (Sauló) at altitudes ranging from 150m to 300m, with a southeast orientation, and an annual rainfall of 600 mm.

Food Pairing:Oysters, Kingfish ceviche, Brie cheese with honey and almonds, Antipasto platter, Grilled swordfish

Reviews and Accolades

AWARDS & ACCOLADES

Guia Peñín 92/100

Wine Enthusiast 90/100

91

Decanter Magazine

A blend of Pansa Blanca (Xarel·lo), Macabeo and Parellada from organic vineyards. Fresh aromas: delicate creamy citrus, herbal and floral hints. Creamy palate with pastry notes, lemon tart, green apples and ground almonds, balanced by brisk acidity, with gentle bubbles and a crisp, clean finish.

Taste Profile

Light

Full Body

Dry

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Fruity

Savoury

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Alta Alella · Celler de les Aus

In the heart of Catalonia, the Pujol-Busquets family, Josep Maria, Cristina Guillén, and their daughters, Mireia and Georgina, shape the story of Alta Alella Mirgin. Their journey began in 1991 when they acquired the CAN GENÍS estate, breathing life into forgotten vineyards, and planting Pansa Blanca and Mataró varieties. Today, their fifty hectares of organic vineyards span Alella and Tiana, rooted in a commitment to certified organic farming. Alta Alella stands as the pioneering sulfite-free winemaker in the DO Cava appellation since 2006. Under CELLER DE LES AUS, they craft "transparent" wines, mirroring soil and vintage nuances. Manual harvesting, with meticulous ripeness checks, ensures each grape variety reaches its pinnacle before harvest.

Alta Alella

In the heart of Catalonia, the Pujol-Busquets family, Josep Maria, Cristina Guillén, and their daughters, Mireia and Georgina, shape the story of Alta Alella Mirgin. Their journey began in 1991 when they acquired the CAN GENÍS estate, breathing life into forgotten vineyards, and planting Pansa Blanca and Mataró varieties. Today, their fifty hectares of organic vineyards span Alella and Tiana. At Alta Alella Mirgin, the family's unwavering commitment to organic farming harmonizes with their respect for the native flora and fauna. This holistic approach shapes an ecosystem where nature and tradition coexist seamlessly. This commitment to diversity aligns with their quest for excellence, evident in the coveted "Paraje Calificado" classification that refers to a prestigious classification given to certain vineyard sites that are recognized for their exceptional quality and unique characteristics.

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