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Poema Cava Brut – A Solid Cava with Enviable Floral Notes

Poema, Cava Brut, Penedes, Spain, Wine Casual

Poema, Cava Brut, Penedes, Spain

Tasting Note: A solid cava that delivers enviable floral notes to pair with cava’s classic toasty character.

Pale-intensity lemon in color, this wine has an aromatic, medium-plus-intensity nose of green apple, pear, caramel, blossom and lemon zest.

On the palate the dry, medium-bodied cava has medium-intensity flavors suggested on the nose supported by medium acidity and completing with a medium finish.

The wine has notes of creaminess even as it is mostly straightforward in taste profile.

A cava you can bring to a brunch or open for yourself anytime and be pleased.

Bottle Note: Origin: From Penedès, immediately to the west of Barcelona, the finest growing region for the grapes of cava. Grape: 40% Macabeo, 40% Xarel-lo, 20% Parellada. Flavor: Fresh, clean citrus, mineral and Granny Smith apple aromas with toasted bread notes makes this a great example of cava. Food: Great as an aperitif, this sparkler is also a good match with light tapas, oysters and seafood.

Rating: 88 points
Price: $12
Alcohol: 11.5%
Importer: Kobrand Corporation, Purchase, New York
Tasted: Home
Tasting Date: December 31, 2020

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