Raventos i Blanc L'Hereu Reserva Brut Cava 2008

Vintage from Spain

Price: $25.00 $18.79
Save $6.21 (25%)
Item No. 114603
  • RP90
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Winemaker's Notes

A blend of 60% Macabeo, 20% Xarel-lo and 20% Parellada from 100% estate-bottled fruit, the Brut "L'Hereu" from Raventos is simply one of the best examples of Cava available at this (or any) price point!

This Cava has an exotically perfumed bouquet of pear, orange, toasty lees and anise, along with a suave floral quality. On the palate, orchard fruit flavors are complemented by honeysuckle and bitter orange pith. Impressively complex and powerful Cava with a long, smoky, mineral-driven finish.

Critical Acclaim

"The latest releases include the 2008 L’Hereu. It offers up an expressive minerality along with notions of brioche, spring flowers, and white fruits. Mouth-filling and elegant, it delivers excellent value for the money. "
90 Points

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Learn About Raventos i Blanc

Raventos i Blanc was founded in 1986 by Josep-Maria Raventos, a member of the Codorníu family who wished to create a small, quality-oriented winery that would stand apart from the large co-ops in the area. Today they own about 300 acres of vineyards (with a high percentage of Chalk in the soil, like Champagne) planted mostly to local varieties such as Macabeo (Viura), Xarel-lo and...

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The third largest country in production, Spain ranks first in land under vine. Diversity and innovation are the key factors bringing Spain back into the world wine market. The most popular red varieties of Spain include Tempranillo and Garnacha (Grenache). Whites don't garner quite as much recognition, but there are some regional varieties not to be missed, like Albarino...

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Vintage Champagne and Sparkling Wines Vintage Champagne is made in particularly good years with optimum weather and the best grape selection. Some houses, like Dom Perignon, only make vintage Champagne, so they do not produce a wine every year and have no non-vintage bottlings. What makes vintage Champagne better? Well, status for one - many vintage Champagnes are...

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