01/26/2012

EPICURE WINES

Argila outranks the Wine luxe's annual "Champagne VS Sparkling Wine"

Mas Bertran Argila 2006 was rated 84 points in the Wine Luxe Magazine HK, being the best value for money in the category. Describe as “fresh and fruity, after 6 years, with some notes of butter and pears that makes a complex bouquet, which is difficult to resist.”

Argila is a 100% Xarel.lo old vines from the Penedès (Catalonia), the earth of Cava traditional method vinified by the Ventura family in the respect of traditions and high quality focusing. This year, 2007 vintage is released on the market, showing all its complexity and even a finer structure.

The bodega has some great projects and just built and opened a new cellar able to receive client’s visits and offer wine tastings on site. The Argila Rosé, made from 100% Sumoll, a Catalan grape variety has also been released, offering a fine cassis touch and fine bubbles.

The match included Champagne and Sparkling from all around the globe and saw the Bollinger Special Cuvée reach 85 points.