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Gramona III Lustros 2014
Spain
Penedes - Spain
Robert Parker
93
  • S$125.00
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Wine Type: Sparkling wine / Cava
Grape Variety: 65% Xarel.lo, 35% Macabeo
Vintage: 2014
Aging Potential: Drink now
Serving Temperature: 7 ~ 8 °C
Alcohol Level: 12%

Country: Spain
Region: Penedès

It shows a straw color, clean and bright, with golden reflections. It offers intense and expressive aromas. We find ripe stone fruit and white fruit, as well as Mediterranean herbs such as rosemary and thyme. The aging notes are very evident, with hints of dried fruit, toasted bread crust, coffee and spices, wilted flowers and hints of undergrowth. The entry on the palate is powerful, with great structure. The very fine bubbles melt into the wine and provide a velvety texture. It has great freshness and verticality, with a finish full of mineral sensations. It is a fully gastronomic wine. Thanks to the balance between structure, creaminess and freshness, it goes well with an infinity of raw materials and elaborations, among which we highlight Iberian ham, foie, cold meats, seafood, rice dishes and spoon dishes, such as marmitako. To enhance the quality of this wine, we suggest serving it between 8 °C and 10 °C and drinking it in a wide glass to favor oxygenation and expressiveness. Gramona Lustros can be drunk now or, kept in the right conditions, it can follow a magnificent evolution to be enjoyed in the future.

  • Straw hue with golden highlights
  • Intense with clear notes of maturity under a constant veil of freshness. Baked apple and sweet pears. Ripe citrus, grapefruit peel. Faded flowers and a herbal backdrop reminiscent of fennel and rosemary. The ageing notes run through a gamut of aromas which includes hazelnuts, pastries, toast, brioche and toffee. The cava becomes more and more expressive as it opens up in the glass.
  • Powerful on entry with great structure. The carbon dioxide is fi ne and creamy. Loads of candied fruit balanced by the notes from ageing. The balsamic aromas come through again. Lively, refreshing finish on the palate. The aftertaste is never-ending.
  • Foie Gras
  • Hotpot
  • Cold Cut