Fusion of our native varieties grapes Xarel.lo, Macabeu and Parellada with Chardonnay. Cava Gran Reserva: second fermentation in the bottle ageing on the yeast for more than 36 months in our cellars where developed the prefect maturity and aromatic potential. Equilibrate and harmonic.
Grape varieties: Xarel.lo, Macabeu, Parellada and Chardonnay.
Region: D.O. Cava. Subregion: Upper Penedes (Parellada and Chardonnay) and Central Penedes (Xarel.lo and Macabeu).
Altitude of the vineyards: 110m (Xarel.lo), 250m (Macabeu) and 315m (Parellada and Chardonnay).
Climate: mild Mediterranean.
Annual rainfall: an average of 465 litres per square metre.
Soil: clay and calcareous.
Harvest: hand gathered to select the best grapes. Between September and October when each variety is at its peak of maturation.
Pressing and must fermentation: pneumatic press. Musts selection, only the best juices will be for the Duran Gran Reserva elaboration. Each variety of grapes fermented separately at a constant temperature of 16ºC in stainless steel tanks.
Blending of the base wine: Xarel.lo 35%, Macabeu 20%, Parellada 20% and Chardonnay 25%.
Bottling period: January 2010.
Fermentation temperature: 15-18 ºC.
Ageing: for more than 36 months. Vintage dated each year.
Production vintage 2009: 18.789 bottles.
Appearance: presents a yellow pale colour with fine and persistent bubbles.
On the nose: fresh, ripened fruits, creamy citrus notes with slightly nutty nose.
On the palate: perfectly balanced, pleasant with long and clean finish.
recommended for aperitifs, fish dishes, oysters and shellfish. Enjoy at any time of the day.
served cold, between 6ºC to 8ºC, in flute glass type, transparent, tall, thin and without decoration.
|Winery||Duran Gran Reserva|
|Location||Castellví de Rosanes|
|Grape varieties||Chardonnay, Macabeu, Parellada, Xarel·lo|
|Denomination of Origin||D.O. Cava|
|Aging||Minimum of 36 months|