Cost: $24.95 (Clearance Price: $21.95)
Grape: Chardonnay, Macabeo, Parellada & Pinot Noir
Category: Sparkling Wine
Location: LCBO Vintages
Country: Spain
Region: Penedès
Format: 750 ml
Producer: Freixenet Winery
Alcohol: 12.0% Alcohol/Vol.

Higher end of the Freixenet Cavas with Chardonnay being the dominant grape and styled like Champagne but at half the price. Score: 94/100.

Tasting Note: Gold in colour with fine mousse, good acidity, a medium intense nose & a long length on the finish. This wine features: Brioche, sourdough bread, pineapple, peach, Reineta apple, roasted almonds, honey and acacia flowers on the nose.

Negatives: None

Interesting Point: Minimum 10 months ageing in the bottle.

Pairings: Drink this now or in 4 – 6 years on its own or pair it with Iberian Ham.

My Opinion: Highly Recommended

Best Buy & Top Pick

Tasted: April 23, 2023

LCBO: 392548