Full Review

Dellara

Dellara
NV Brut, Cava DO

Pair this wine with:
Chicken

Category: Cava

Date Tasted:
Country: Spain
Alcohol: 11.5% RS: <1%
83 Points
Bronze Medal
Recommended
$5.99

Dellara
NV Brut, Cava DO

Pair this wine with:
Chicken

Category: Cava

Date Tasted:
Country: Spain
Alcohol: 11.5% RS: <1%
Golden straw color. Aromas of vanilla fondant, honey, lumber, and rubber with a round, finely carbonated, fruity medium body and a tingling, medium-length honeycrisp apple skins, orange peel, fallen peach, sea salt, and straw finish with a suggestion of oak flavor. A potent cava that will surely make a statement at your next celebration.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Fruity & Juicy & Smooth
Aroma Aroma: vanilla fondant, honey, lumber, and rubber
Taste Flavor: honeycrisp apple skins, orange peel, fallen peach, sea salt, and straw
Sweetness Sweetness: Fruity
Enjoy Enjoy: Now with food
Recipes Pairing: Oven Fried Chicken, Chicken Kebobs, Cobb Salad
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A potent cava that will surely make a statement at your next celebration.

The Producer or Importer

Mack & Schuhle Inc.

The Producer or  Importer
104 Crandon Blvd, Suite 402
Key Biscayne, FL 33419
USA
1 305-365-0101

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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.