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Cava Brut Chardonnay, Parellada "Anna de Codorniu", D.O. Cava, Spain

Type: Cava
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 11.5%
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: Classical method - second fermentation in bottle
Registration number : #C-L2082A10

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 14 September 2012

Wine-growing in Spain has an ancient tradition, as vines were already cultivated 3000 years before Christ. The Phoenicians founded the city of Gadir (Cádiz) around 1100 B.C. and carried on lively trade in wine in the Mediterranean. The first flourishing was in 200 B.C., because the Romans loved the wine from Baetica (Andalusia). The development was stopped by the invasion of the Moors in 711. For religious reasons the Muslims cleared large parts of the vineyards or only allowed the production of raisins. They brought with them the art of distillation, but this was not used for alcoholic drinks, but essential oils, as...

The white grape comes from France. There are around 120 Synonyms which on the age and worldwide distribution in most Wine-growing countries Clues. The main alphabetically grouped by country are Clevner, Clävner ( Alsace ); Arboisier, Arnaison Blanc, Arnoison, Aubain, Aubaine, Auvergnat Blanc, Auvernat Blanc, Auxerrois, Auxois, Beaunois, Blanc de Champagne, Chardonnet, Chaudenay, Chaudent, Epinette, Epinette de Champagne, Gamay Blanc, Gentil Blanc, Luisant, Melon à Queue Rouge, Melon Blanc, Melon d'Arbois, Melon d'Arlay, Morillon, Morillon Blanc, Noirien Blanc, Pinot Blanc Chardonnay, Pinot de Bourgogne, Rousseau ( France );...

The white grape variety comes from Spain, Synonyms are Martorella, Moltonach, Montañesa, Montona, Montònec, Montònech, Montònega, Montòneo, Montònero, Parellada Blanc, Perellada, Verda Grossa. It was already under different names in the 14th century Aragon widespread. In the 15th century, the German doctor (personal physician of the royal daughter Maria of Castile), writer and hobby wine maker Jaume Roig (+1478) prepared a Montònec white wine that King Juan II (1378-1479) was enthusiastic about. According to 2013 DNA analysis is a presumably natural cross between the Spanish To lift x unknown partner. However, this is based on only 20...

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