A fresh and bubbly Cava with hints of lively strawberry fruit and an attractive, creamy finish.
Jordi and Josep Casanovas' beautiful 60 hectare Can Macia estate has been bottling Cava since 1936 but until recently the family sold most of their production as grapes or wine to other Catalan producers. Following extensive investment in the cellars in 2000, the main emphasis has been on high quality estate-bottled wines.
The mainstay of production remains Cava, from Macabeo, Xarel.lo and Parellada, with a proportion of Chardonnay for the Gran Reserva. The wines are given extended bottle ageing before disgorgement (even the non vintage Brut is aged 18 to 24 months) giving wines of unusual nutty complexity. Still wines are becoming an increasingly important part of the range, the oak aged reds from Tempranillo, Cabernet and Merlot and a ripe and full-flavoured Xarel.lo from a 60 year old vineyard.
Mas Macia Cava Rosado NV
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