Ryan’s Top 25 2019
Top 5 Values
RATED 90 POINTS – ROBERT PARKER
This sensational non-vintage Barcino Cava was made from a solera system where the dosage was started in the 1940s. A blend of 55% Xarello, 25% Macabeo and 20% Parellada, from vines planted in 1995, this crisp, delicious, dry sparkler spent 12 months on its lees. Attractive notes of honeyed brioche, poached pear and caramelized grapefruit jump from the glass of this zesty, light-bodied, exceptionally well-crafted, pure, fresh cava. Enjoy it over the next year.
This bright, vibrant Cava will pair well with most any tapas, savory or sweet, or casual small plates, especially those centered on seafood. It has more than enough substance and interest to be an excellent aperitif on its own.