Bohigas Cava Brut Reserva NV

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Bohigas Cava Brut Reserva NV

Elegant and structured Cava Reserva from this family-run estate.

Tasting Notes

Nose

Aromas of fresh apple and pear, with citrus fruit and white flowers. Also lightly spicy notes of cinnamon and biscuit due to ageing. 

Palate

The palate is structured with bright acidity, ripe stone fruit and a creamy mousse - well-balanced to give a rounded, long and gently textural finish.

Bohigas Cava Brut Reserva NV

Production Method

Grapes are sourced from 35ha of vines cultivated on the Can Macià estate, situated in the Anoia river basin, near Odena. They grow in clay-limestone soils and this, together with the Mediterranean-Continental climate and low rainfall, produces low yields with high acidity.

Slow but complete ripening makes this area suitable for the production of high-quality Cava base wines. The grapes are harvested by night, in cool temperatures. Bohigas Cava Brut Reserva is produced by the traditional method, with a second fermentation in bottle, the wine is kept on lees for at least 18 months before release (dosage is 6g/l).

The Estate

At 450m in altitude, the estate is the second-highest winery in the region and at the very limit of Cava production. Some of their vines are over 50 years old.

Mas Macià’s vineyards are now certified organic and the Bohigas family is planning to produce organic still wines initially before focusing upon organic Cava production.

Awards

  • Bronze at the IWSC 2023 

Specifications

Year N/V
Bottle Size 750ml
Cultivar 55% Xarel-lo, 30% Macabeo, 15% Parellada
Country Spain
Alcohol content
12% alc vol 
Units of alcohol per Bottle 9 units
Type Sparkling Wine / Fizz
Cellaring Potential For immediate enjoyment
Allergy Information Awaiting Info
Dietary Information Vegan & Vegetarian approved
Food Matches This structured and well-rounded fizz is a versatile food match, but works particularly well with grilled white fish, chicken dishes and paella.
Origin Catalunya
Appellation DO Cava