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Segura Viudas

Segura Viudas
NV Sparkling Rosé, Penedes

Pair this wine with:
Chicken

Category: Cava

Date Tasted:
Country: Spain
Alcohol: 12%
90 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$12
Best Buy
'2019 World Value Wine Challenge-Top 5 Sparkling Wine $15 and Under'

Segura Viudas
NV Sparkling Rosé, Penedes

Pair this wine with:
Chicken

Category: Cava

Date Tasted:
Country: Spain
Alcohol: 12%
Silvery amber color. Toasty aromas and flavors of toasty baklava and berry butter with a supple, crisp, effervescent, fruity medium body and a silky, delightful, medium-long finish with nuances of watermelon, kiwi, fresh raspberries, and minerals. A lovely rose sparkler with a fine balance of fruit and toasty yeastiness.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Rich & Full
Aroma Aroma: toasty baklava and berry butter
Taste Flavor: watermelon, kiwi, fresh raspberries, and minerals
Sweetness Sweetness: Fruity
Enjoy Enjoy: Now-3 years Enjoy on its own
Recipes Pairing: Oven Fried Chicken, Chicken Kebobs, Cobb Salad
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A lovely rose sparkler with a fine balance of fruit and toasty yeastiness.

The Producer or Importer

Gloria Ferrer Champagne Caves

The Producer or  Importer
PO Box 1427
Sonoma, CA 95476
USA
1 707-996-7256

Cava

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Serve in a Champagne Flute
Cava is a term that refers to Spanish sparkling wine. The word means "cave" or "cellar"; while it is used for bubblies across the country, most examples come from Catalonia in the Penedes region in northeast Spain.

Cava is produced according to the classic method used in Champagne, although aging requirements are much shorter. While a few producers use Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, the most common varieties in Cava are Macabeo, Paralleda (white) and Monastrell (red). Cava can be made as a white or rosé; the latter category is produced with the addition of red wine.

Most examples of Cava are value-oriented, costing between $12 and $15 on US retail shelves. Several large producers have made greet strides in this market and their entry level wines are meant for immediate consumption, while their special cuvées can age for three years or longer. Use Cava for an aperitif or for a moderately priced sparkling wine to accompany lighter seafood or poultry.