Raventós i Blanc Blanc de Blancs 2019 · Buy it for £16.15 at Vinissimus
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Spec sheet

TypeCatalan sparkling wine
AllergensContains sulfites
Alcohol contenti12.0%

The wine

Their “premier” wine, by the company’s own admission and a fine example of their work. Macabeo is the primary grape here, but the complexity comes from using a blend of varieties and the different soil compositions. Harvested manually and quickly transferred to the winery, the grapes are fed in by gravity. At each stage of the wine-making process, the atmosphere is controlled by using dry ice.

A fruity Cava (lemon and apple), smooth, unblemished, with well-balanced acidity. Totally refreshing, with an abundance of fine bubbles.

A second fermentation occurs in bottle, followed by a minimum ageing period of 15 months lying in a horizontal position.

What does this wine taste like?

Straw yellow / Bright / Fine bubbles
White fruit / Mediterranean herbs / Dried fruit and nuts / Citrus fruits
Powerful / Flavoursome / Well-integrated carbonic acid

Drinking and storing

Serve between 6ºC and 8ºC

Ratings and awards

201490 PK
201391 PK
201190 PK
PK: Parker

Customer reviews

10 reviews

Wine making

Ageing period18 months


Vinya del Llac

Vine ageBetween 21 and 50 years
SoilLimestone / Pebbles
YieldsLow yields
Surface area30.00 hectares

The winery

Raventós i Blanc

Raventós i Blanc

There are few family-run wineries that can date back their wine-making traditions as far as this one can. Their ownership of 90 hectares of vineyards and woodlands located around Sant Sadurní d'Anoia can be traced back to 1497, passing intact through the hands of 18 generations. Furthermore, Josep Raventós Fatjá is accredited with producing the first Cava and using grapes from this estate in 1872. The family has had close links in the past with Cordoníu,...