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Elyssia Gran Cuvee Brut 75Cl

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Description

ESTD. 1861.

With a name derived from the Latin 'Elysium', meaning heavenly or a state of perfect bliss, Elyssia represents both the traditional winemaking craftsmanship of Freixenet, and our commitment to innovation and beauty through the sensual, modern bottle shape.

AWARDS WON: Gold Medal winner, Berliner Wein Trophy 2010.

AWARDS WON: Gold Medal winner, Internationale Shaumweim Trophy 2009 Palma de Mallorcan.

AWARDS WON: Trophy for Best Sparkling Wine, Harpers Design Awards 2010.

Pack Size: 75cl

11.5% vol.

Information

Allergy Information:

  • Contains: Sulphur Dioxide/Sulphites

Tasting Notes:

Aromas of acacia flowers and lightly honeyed notes, over ripe pineapple and peach. The palate is soft and enticing, opening into those same ripe fruit flavours, combining a clean, crisp acidity, and developing into a long, balanced finish.

Region of OriginCava
Wine ColourWhite
Alcohol Units8.63
ABV11.5% vol.
Current VintageNon Vintage
ProducerFreixenet, S.A.
Type of ClosureNatural Cork
Wine MakerGabriel Suberviola
Pack Quantity75
Pack Measurecl
CountrySpain
Alcohol TypeWine
Taste CategoryBrut

Grape Variety:

Chardonnay (40%), Macabeo (30%), Parellada (20%), Pinot Noir (10%)

Vinification Details:

Chardonnay: Pneumatic pressing extracts 55%-65% of the juice, which is transferred to stainless steel tanks, where fermentation begins. Macabeo and Parellada: Pressing is carried out without any application of pressure. The juice is transferred to stainless steel tanks and fermented. Each variety is fermented separately. Pinot Noir: The free-run juice is mixed in with the pressed juice, and the must is transferred to stainless steel tanks. Fermentation of all varieties takes place at 16-18°C.

History:

Based in Catalonia, northeast Spain, and founded in the 19th century, Freixenet remains a family business. With winery estates worldwide, Freixenet has grown to become one of the world's leading producers of both still and sparkling wine. Penedès in Catalonia is the largest and most important sparkling wine region. It is split into 3 zones ranging in altitude from 250m to 800m above sea level, each with a distinct climate.

Regional Information:

The Chardonnay and traditional varieties Macabeo and Parellada are cultivated in the Freixenet family vineyard "La Freixeneda" in Sant Quinti de Mediona, on chalky soil. The Pinot Nor grapes are grown at the Mas Bernich vineyard at Masquefa in the High Penedès, on sandy-clay soil.

Storage Type:

Ambient

Storage Instructions:

To enjoy this wine at its best, drink within 1 year of purchase.

Storage:

  • Store upright in a cool dark place, and take care when removing the cork.

Packed In:

Spain

Preparation and Usage:

Serve chilled as an elegant aperitif, or to accompany roasted peppers, wild mushroom risotto, fresh fish, or Manchego cheese.

Recycling Info:

  • Glass Pack

Manufacturer Address:

Freixenet, S.A.,
Sant Sadurni d'Anoia,
Spain.

Return To:

www.freixenet.com

Lower Age Limit:

Statutory Years : 18

Net Contents:

75 Centilitres

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