Three Rosés for the summer!

This week´s CavaTV episode is out and I promised to write about the cavas in more detail here. So here we go! Freixenet Elyssia pinot noir Grapes: Pinot noir 85% Trepat 15% Code at Systembolaget: 77151 Price: 173 SEK Ageing: >18 months Dosage:9 gr/l Red fruits in the nose like rassberry and blackberry. Nice bubbles and texture with lingering…

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Pink bubbles for Valentines Day

It is a lot of discussions about what to drink on Valentines day and many of us seems to be very focused on Pink bubbles. I like the idea and just say Go ahead! Personally I’m going to drink my pink bubbles tonight and probably “normal” bubbles tomorrow. But we will see. I just wanted to give you some…

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One of the things that makes cava different

One of the many things I like with cava is the grapes. Because here we come across some interesting grapes that are not widely used. There are nine grape varieties allowed for the production of cava, five green and four blue. The green grapes are; Parellada, Xarel-lo, Macabeu, Malvasia (Subirat parent) and Chardonnay. The blue are; Red Garnacha, Monastrell, Trepat…

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