Raventos I Blanc Reserva Brut Cava 2009
"The 2009 Reserva Brut is a blend of classic Cava varieties (40% Macabeu, 40% Xarello and 20% Parellada) from 20- to 40-year-old vines in the 90-hectare Serral Vineyard on the Raventos I Blanc Estate. It has a vibrant bouquet of peach and lemon peel complemented by a subtle, crushed stone aroma. The palate is crisp and defined on the entry, with fine poise and build in the mouth. It leads harmoniously towards a succinct rosewater and white peach finish that is fresh and tense...90" WA 4/12
Let's be honest, I don't exactly know what I'm looking for in the sparkling world. I purchased this bottle because it made an appearance in a local wine shop newsletter. I enjoyed drinking it @ midnight on NYE, and at a price of less than $20, I'll probably use it to celebrate sometime in the future.