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And then there were 10: Celler Descregut joins Corpinnat

While they were some of the absolute best Cava producers, it was admittedly just a handful of them who left to form Corpinnat last year. Momentum appears to be gaining however as shown by the newest addition of Celler Descregut... more »

While they were some of the absolute best Cava producers, it was admittedly just a... more »

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DO Penedès native red varieties 2020

This tasting was conducted at the end of November, 2019. Samples were all tasted under fully-blind conditions in the tasting premises of DO Penedès in Vilafrancea del Penedès. Please read the accompanying article, DO Penedès & 'native' reds, which goes into more detail on the overall profiles for these grapes in this region.

This tasting was conducted at the end of November, 2019. Samples were all tasted under... more »

DO Penedès native red varieties 2020

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Recaredo - Reserva Particular Brut Nature 2007

Rich, cured green and red apple peel, structured buttery notes as well as toasted almonds, dried field flowers, cured orange peel, and a vibrant note of crisp, fresh herbs. Fresh and punchy on the palate with very nice citric notes but still holding a wealth of lingering complexity.

Rich, cured green and red apple peel, structured buttery notes as well as toasted almonds, dried field flowers, cured orange... more »

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Natural water

The village casal is as attractive as it is utilitarian. A four-walled testament to the religion of concrete that dominated Spanish construction in the later 20th century, it does exactly what it needs to do which is exist as a gathering point for residents; essentially a "town hall" in English, although a village with only several hundred residents hardly qualifies to be called a "town".... more »

The village casal is as attractive as it is utilitarian. A four-walled testament to the... more »

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