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Saturday, January 06, 2007

N/V 1+1=3 Cava Brut

Yes, more sparkling wine. This one from Spain retails for about $12. The producer’s math is terrible but how does their wine hold up?

The nose has lemon and that’s about it.

Tart and a bit toasty on the palate. Lots of lemon zest and grapefruit. A lot of US sparkling wine has a touch of sweetness, even in Bruts, this one is bone dry (not a bad thing).

The finish lingers with a bit of citrus...mainly grapefruit.

Not bad for the price, but certainly not great. There’s just not a whole lot happening in this one.

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