MESTRES MAS VIA GRAN RESERVA FAMILIAR BARRICA
Golden yellow in color with elegant and well integrated bubbles revealing long aged fruit notes. It is intense in aroma, rich in nuances acquired during its excellent evolution in Bottle: fine mustard, dried fruits, fruit confit, honey and fine pastry. On the palate it shows potency, balance, creaminess, fine spice and glycerin, surprising with great freshness, the essence of a long aged cava.
Type of Cava :
BRUT GRAN RESERVA FAMILIAR – BARRICA
Macabeu (15%) Xarel·lo (75%) Parellada (10%)
Selection of the oldest vines over 50 year old (own vines 1955-1968) and only the best vintages. Bush vines with manual harvest.
12 % vol.
Residual sugar :
Bottle type :
CAVA traditional 750 ML.
Elaboration and Aging :
We use two corks for every bottle to make our cava. The base wine is fermented and aged in chestnut barriques in lees for 12 months. The second fermentation in bottle is completed in contact with the first 100% natural cork, in horizontal position in “rima” with 130 months of aging in the traditional bottle on its lees in CAVA MESTRES. For longer aged cavas (over 30 months) bottles are moved from the “rima” resting position to favour the yeast autolysis process greatly improving structure and complexity. Finally after disgorging (manual process of dead yeast cell removal, we place the second cork with its accompanying plaque into the bottle. MESTRES always states the disgorging date on the label.