Recaredo Subtil Brut Nature 2018
Sobriety and elegance. Strength and full-bodied character. The highly calcareous soils and the microclimate of the Serral del Vell Estate give each vintage of this quality sparkling wine an unmistakable character.
Serral del Vell is a Corpinnat Brut Nature long-aging wine made with the Mediterranean varieties Xarel·lo and Macabeu and cultivated according to the principles of certified organic, biodynamic agriculture.
Recaredo, with a history of almost a century, is located in Sant Sadurní d'Anoia (Barcelona). Its wines are essentially gastronomic, with a style defined by the elegance and subtlety that has captivated wine and gourmet critics: from The New York Times, to the prestigious La Revue de Vin de France, Le Monde or the influential magazines Forbes or The Wine Advocate by Robert Parker.
The Recaredo family works only with their own dry-farmed vineyards, with a strong commitment to preserve biodiversity and balance in the ecosystem that has led them to be pioneers in biodynamic certification, a step beyond organics.
Another of its principles is to make only Brut Nature long-aged Sparkling wines, that is, without any dossage or added sugar in the bottling process. All Recaredo sparkling wines are made by traditional method. To enhance structure and elegance, the Xarel·lo variety of Recaredo Serral del Vell ferments in oak barrels. Secondary fermentation and bottle ageing are done exclusively with natural cork stoppers, a sustainable, recyclable material from nature, ideal for retaining the original sense of Recaredo’s long-aged wines.
Remuage (riddling) is done by hand on traditional racks and disgorging (the art of expelling the lees from the second bottle fermentation that then leaves the wine perfectly clear) is done manually without freezing the bottle neck by skilled masters – an artisanal, environmentally friendly process.
We recommend serving Recaredo Serral del Vell in a wide base wine glass.