Recaredo’s Turó d’en Mota 2005 & 1999

by  |  17-11-2016

If you know Cava and you don’t know the Turó d’en Mota from Recaredo, then you may be displeased to learn that you really don’t know Cava. This lengthy-aged sparkling wine from a single vineyard embodies everything that Cava can potentially be. Oh, so that means it’s like a top Champagne then? No, it’s nothing like a Champagne, nor should it be as Cava is produced some 900km south of the acclaimed French region rom wholly different grapes. Thus, you need to realign your senses and redefine just how good the sparkling wines can be from this Catalan region when you get your head out of that Cava gutter full of bottles less than 10€! I consider myself blessed to have been invited to the tasting for the release of their “newest” vintage of Turó d’en Mota and by “newest” I mean, 2005. They typically do more than a decade […]
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