Juvé & Camps

Reserva de la Familia Gran Reserva 2017

Cava

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“Reserva de la Familia” (translating to ‘Reserve of the Family’) is the leading Gran Reserva in the world, always vintage-dated, and all the more notable because of the quality needed to produce it without dosage (‘Brut Nature’ designation).

Vineyard

The grapes are certified organic and hand-harvested from Juvé’s three estates; Espiells, Mediona, and La Cuscona, in the best areas of the Mediterranean Penedès region, close to Barcelona, Spain.

Winemaking

Harvested by hand, the grapes are gently whole-cluster pressed to retain the delicate vibrancy and freshness. Mostly the first press, consisting of the more delicate flavors and aromas, is used. After the first fermentation by varietal in stainless steel tanks, the classic cava grapes (Macabeo, Xarel·lo, and Parellada) develop malolactic fermentation in order to improve their complexity. After that, the base wines are stabilized, blended and bottled. Following the traditional method, bottles are laid down in the underground caves for an extended period of over three years (36+ months) to develop the complexity that is the distinctive Juve & Camps signature style. No dosage is added after the disgorgement to showcase the fruit of the grapes in its purest form.

Tasting Note

It is an attractive, bright, pale gold sparkling wine, with tiny, abundant bubbles that rise up in streams to form a consistent crown. Deep, intense and elegant, initially evokes notes of ripe white fruits followed by hints of fennel, toast and citrus to complete its distinguished aroma. Its creamy mousse is perfectly integrated in the palate, making its texture in the mouth simultaneously fresh, rounded, and evocative.

Food Pairing

This dry and opulent cava closes with an elegant long finish that would enhance a variety of dishes such as rice dishes, cheese, white meat, fish, seafood and Japanese food.

Color

White

Grape Varieties

Macabeo, Parellada, Xarel.lo

Appellation

Cava

Farming

Organic and Sustainable

Alcohol

12%

Suggested Retail Price

$23

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