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2009 Juve Y Camps Cinta Purpura Reserva Brut Cava, Catalonia, Spain

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Price Range of 750ml bottle, ex-tax in USD
Average: $25   From: $15   To: $54

Awards
Award Organization Award Year Result
Decanter World Wine Awards 2012 Bronze
International Wine & Spirit Competition 2012 Silver
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Price History for 2009 Juve Y Camps Cinta Purpura Reserva Brut Cava, Catalonia, Spain
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Grape Variety: Cava Blend

The Cava Blend is used to describe the composition of the iconic sparkling wines of Spain. The blend is principally made up of three grape varieties: Macabeo (often written Macabeu), Xarel-lo and Parellada. In 1986, Chardonnay was officially allowed in the blend, signaling Spain’s intention to move with the times and compete with the other sparkling wines of Europe. White Malvasia and ... more


Region Hierarchy
  • Cava wine region

    Cava is Spain's iconic sparkling wine style, and the Iberian Peninsula's answer to Champagne. Its name comes not from a place, grape variety or winemaking technique, but from the stone cellars (cavas) in which the wine is matured. The style was first produced in the 1870s, by a Josep Raventós, on his return to Catalonia after a visit to France. Raventós had married into the Cordorníu family, whose brand still dominates Cava production today.

    For the first century of their existence, the wines were called Champaña. Raventós had, after all, intentionally tried to imitate Champagne, making them in the méthode traditionnelle. In the 1970s, however, the Champagne authorities clamped down on use and ab ... more

  • Catalonia [Catalunya] wine region

    Catalonia (Catalunya in Catalan and Cataluña in Spanish) is a proudly independent region in the north-east of Spain. It stretches from the historic county (comarca) of Montsia in the south to the border with France in the north. The Mediterranean Sea forms its eastern border and offers 360 miles (580km) ... more

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