Posts Tagged ‘Cava’

A Cava Caveat

A Cava Caveat

By Thomas Madrecki I’ve now written three consecutive posts extolling the virtues of Cava, and by now – unless you’re getting paid to promote Spanish sparkling wine – you’ve probably thought at least once, “Wow, does he ever… Read more


Cava’s Not So Secret Value Proposition

Cava’s Not So Secret Value Proposition

By Thomas Madrecki Let’s get one thing straight – Cava will never dethrone Champagne as the world’s premier sparkling wine region. But what it will do, and has proven capable of for several decades now, is produce wines of similar… Read more


NV Freixenet Elyssia Pinot Noir Brut Cava Seleccion, Spain

Made in the traditional Méthode Champenoise. First looks aren’t deceiving. The color is a beautiful neon passion fruit, marked by a persistent and fine mousse. The crisp nose offers up notes of yeast, tart cherry, and a hint of raspberry. This… Read more


NV Freixenet Cordon Rosado Cava, Spain

NV Freixenet Cordon Rosado Cava, Spain Made in the traditional Méthode Champenoise. This sparkling wine has a light neon salmon hue. The mousse is fine and persistent. There is a steely edge in the nose, which gives way to moderate sweet cherry… Read more