Medium-bodied, dry, sparkling. Apples, oranges, peach, and ripe pears on the palate with a touch of almond, brioche, and pink grapefruit on the finish. Grapes: 60% Macabeu, 25% Xarel-lo, and 15% Parellada. Vine age: 15 to 50 years. Soil: Clay calcareous. Farming: Practicing Organic Vinification: Aged 24 months on the lees before being disgorged. er evolving organic farming all signal that the Esteve family will keep innovating and excelling for generations to come. Organic, Méthode traditionnelle, 24 months on the lees.
The spirit of innovation and respect for traditions, driven by an undercurrent of constant self-improvement and a relentless drive for quality, are the
defining characteristics that set Avinyó Cava apart as one of the finest artisanal sparkling wine producers in the world.
Avinyó Reserva is an honest and transparent entry into the beloved traditional-method sparkling wines of Catalonia. It is delicious, unpretentious sparkling wine you can drink every day, made by one of the nicest and most authentic family estates on the planet.
The wine is made from 60% macabeo, 25% xarel-lo, and 15% parellada from organically-farmed estate vines planted from 1945 to 2017 at Can Fontanals from 250m to 275m elevation.
The winter and spring of 2018 were exceptionally dry, with some rain at the end of August and the beginning of September, which brought freshness to the wines. Yields were down significantly due to frost. 2018 was a smaller but healthy harvest, with excellent quality grapes. These conditions resulted in wines with harmonious structure.