And the Paratges of Cava arrive

by  |  17-08-2017

It is not unjust to say that Spain’s sparkling wine, Cava, is the antithesis of “terroir”. While 90% of this Iberian bubbly comes from within the limits of the Penedès counties in Catalunya, there are regions in a total of 10 provinces spread across Spain where Cava can be produced. So, it makes it difficult to say what Cava is other than a Traditional Method sparkling wine from Spain as no one territory truly defines it. Attached to this is the issue that Spain has seemingly crafted its segment of the international wine market to be one that provides excellent quality for the money and thus, Cava has been readily afforded a budget bubbly categorization on the world stage. This in turn has led to many Cava producers being in a price race with Prosecco to feed the world’s desire to have a reliable and affordable sparkling wine. Given the […]
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