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Codorniu – Cuvee Barcelona 1872

Cuvee Barcelona is made from the local grape varieties – Macabeo, Xarel-lo and Parellada. They were accurately harvested from the vineyards located in the Penedes region.

This wine selection was created to honor the origins and memorialize the year when Josep Raventós created the first version of the Cava wine.

Codorniu – Cuvee Barcelona 1872

Grapes went through proper management and careful winemaking process as well as maturation to obtain great characterization.

Cuvee Barcelona of 1872 carries a very pale straw yellow color with fine and elegant mousse, revealing the fruity aromas from apple and pear with notes of white flowers.

On the palate, the attack is creamy and fresh which expresses the grapefruit, honey and green fruit flavors with medium acidity and finish.

Information about Codorniu – Cuvee Barcelona 1872

Brand name: Codorniu – Cuvee Barcelona 1872
Wine name: Cuvee Barcelona 1872
Country: Spain
Region: Catalonia
Website: Codorniu

Tasting Notes

Tint: Pale straw yellow color
Aromas: Apple and pear
Flavor: Creamy and fresh attack of grapefruit, honey and green fruit
Flavor finish: Medium
Acidity: Medium
Food Pairings: Cold entrées, aperitifs, assorted cold meats, cheeses, bread with tomato, sardines, snails, white meat casseroles, rice dishes, rice cooked with seafood and meat, cannelloni and escudella stew
Grapes: Macabeo, Xarel-lo and Parellada
Bottle size: 75 cl
Data Sheet: PDF (Backup)

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