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Date Printed: 10/31/2014
Juve Y Camps Brut Nature Reserva de la Familia 1998
Juve Y Camps Brut Nature Reserva de la Familia 1998
(search item no. 53229)

PRICE ON 10/31/2014: $18.99

Winemaker's Notes:

Varietal Content: Macabeo (40%), Parellada (40%), Xarello (20%) Winemaking Notes: Made from free-run juice of carefully selected grapes harvested in the properties of "D'Espiells" (Macabeo and Xarello), "Can Massana" (Parellada) and "La Cuscona" (Macabeo). Aged at least four years in the bottle before release. Tasting Notes: Warm and mellow aromas are met on the palate with dry, soft, and smooth flavors. Silken and creamy finish. Food Match: A great companion to cream-based soups, shellfish, patés, or as a delightful aperitif.
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About Juve Y Camps:

Juvé y Camps has been a family run company for three generations and has garnered an international reputation. Over two hundred years ago, Joan Juvé Mir, a bold and enterprising vine grower with ideas way ahead of his time, laid the foundations of what would become the family firm.

He began the task which was carried on by his son, Antoni Juvé Escaiola, who, amongst other challenges, had to confront the effects of the terrible phylloxera plague. Advocating replanting, with other leading figures of the Penedes, he led a drive to restore the vineyards and to rebuild the wine production of the region.

A man respected and loved by his contemporaries, his example encouraged his son, Joan Juvé Baqués, to build the family's first winery. He married Teresa Camps Farré, an exceptional woman and an enthusiastic supporter who inspired her husband to launch, in 1921, the first sparkling wine under the "Juvé" brand. It was made in the underground cellars beneath the family home in San Sadurní d'Anoia.