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Diego Morcillo "Aula" Brut

Spain | Cava 750 ml | 11.50 %
  • Tastes like
  • Green Herb
  • Floral
  • Good with
  • Chicken
  • Its also
  • 90+
¥88
¥135
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    Description

    Aula is the Cava brand of “Grupo Coviñas”, lead by top Spanish winemaker Diego Morcillo. They represent some of Spain’s best growers and their wines are consistently awarded accolades around the world. D.O Cava is made in the “Traditional Method”, the same as Champagne, producing wines of much more elegance and depth of flavour than most sparkling wines. This Cava has beautiful green highlights in the glass, aromas of delicate white flowers, and a fresh and fruity feel with a balanced acidity. Lingering, dry, elegant finish. Rated 90/100 by Decanter.

    About winery

    Grupo Coviñas is the leading winery in the Utiel-Requena Denominación de Origen (DO), holding over 41% of the total land under vine. They are a secondary cooperative established in Requena in the 1960s when the winegrowers of the 10 cooperatives in the region joined forces to harness their sales strength and optimize the market availability of their high quality wines.

    Today, they are proud to have the widest distribution network in the Valencia region. Even so, they are primarily an outward-looking business, exporting around 80% of what they produce, to some thirty different countries.

    Variety Description

    Cava Blend

    Cava Blend is a term used to describe the composition of the iconic sparkling wines of Spain. This blend is principally made up of three grape varieties: Macabeo (often written Macabeu), Xarel-lo and Parellada. In 1986, Chardonnay was officially allowed in the blend, signaling Spain's intention to move with the times and compete with the other sparkling wines of Europe. White Malvasia and dark-skinned varieties Pinot Noir, Garnacha, Monastrell and Trepat are other recent additions to the list of permitted Cava grape varieties.

    Country Description

    Spain

    Spain is the most widely wine producing country in the world, but the dry, infertile soil found in many Spanish wine regions makes low yields making Spain only the third largest wine producing country. The country has an abundance of native grape varieties, with over 400 varieties planted throughout Spain though 80 percent of the country's wine production is from only 20 grapes. Major Spanish wine regions include the Rioja and Ribera del Duero which is known for their Tempranillo production; Valdepeñas, known for high quality tempranillo at low prices; Jerez, the home of the fortified wine Sherry; Rías Baixas in the northwest region of Galicia that is known for its white wines made from Albariño and Catalonia which includes the Cava and still wine producing regions of the Penedès as well the Priorat region. 

    Region Description

    Cava

    Cava is Spain's iconic sparkling wine style, and the Iberian Peninsula's answer to Champagne. Its name comes not from a place, grape variety or winemaking technique, but from the stone cellars (cavas) in which the wine is matured. The style was first produced in the 1870s, by a Josep Raventós, on his return to Catalonia after a visit to France. Raventós had married into the Cordorníu family, whose brand still dominates Cava production today.