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Freixenet Cordon Negro Brut Sparkling Wine (750 ml)

by Freixenet |
Item # 146269
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Model # 7616215 |

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About this item

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  • Crisp, clean and well-balanced sparkling wine
  • Apple, ripe pear and bright citrus flavors
  • Long finish and a touch of ginger
  • ABV: 12%
  • Total Acidity: 0.37 grams per 100 ml
  • Dosage: 9 grams per liter or 0.9%
  • pH: 2.95
  • Aging: Up to 18 months
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Description

Tasting Notes
Cordon Negro Brut is a crisp, clean and well-balanced sparkling wine. The fresh palate of apple, ripe pear and bright citrus flavors combine with a long finish and an exciting touch of ginger. This brilliant, versatile cava goes well with just about everything 

Food Pairing
Pair Freixenet Cordon Negro Brut with anything from Eggs Benedict to seafood, such as lobster or bluefin tuna. It is also the perfect pre-prime rib cava selection for oyster, caviar or sushi appetizers.

Winemaking
Harvested by hand, the selection of ripening grapes in Freixenet's vineyards reaches across the span of several months. From the end of August for the harvest of the warm weather Macabeu grapes, through the beginning of October for the higher elevation Parellada variety, the winemaker awaits the perfect time to gather each bunch, letting the vines tell him when they are ready. The first fermentation is nurtured in stainless-steel tanks at controlled temperatures between 57°- 60°F. Exclusively initiated from their own Freixenet cultures, the first fermentation is introduced into the tanks. After 10 to 12 days, the wine is racked and clarified as the blend is readied for bottling. The secondary fermentation finds the bottles of Cordon Negro cradled in the perfectly chilled caves for up to 18 months.

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