Monday, October 18, 2010

NV Cava

Codorniu Brut Rose

NV Codorníu Brut Rosado, Cava

Thirsty and famished after a long morning of walking, I plopped down on Casa Mono's bar and lusted for a sparkling wine. Yes, a 100% pinot noir Cava, sharing the same Catalan heritage as the cuisine served. So refreshing, so delicious - bright red berries, minerally and intense. Finely textured, just delicious with our seafood, and especially with our ethereal jamón ibérico. Great length, and not surprisingly, I drank most of the bottle. Wandered back downtown full, a bit tipsy, and very, very happy.


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