Roger Goulart Gran Reserva Brut Cava 2011
Founded in 1882, Roger Goulart is in the village of San Esteve, province of Barcelona. A quintessential Cava producer, Goulart pioneered the traditional method sparking wine production in Spain.
They source their fruit from 50 acres of mostly Xarel.lo, indigenous to Penedès and the main variety in their blending, which are harvested at dawn to avoid any oxidation, guarantee freshness. Xarel·lo is a grape of character and structure, which makes it suitable for long aging cavas.
Following the practice of the best wineries of Champagne, Roger Goulart caves were excavated 100 feet underground: a mile of tunnels that provide the best conditions all year-round for the second fermentation inside the bottle: Constant 1temperature of 57 - 60º F and 85% humidity. During bottle aging, “deplacé” is performed by hand until disgorgement and bottling.
Roger Goulart sparkling wines benefit from long contact and interaction with which is the common factor among the best sparkling wines worldwide. Their Gran Reservas are only disgorged under purchase order to provide their bubbles in their best condition.
A true and exquisite producer of Cava since 1882, Roger Goulart is a specialist in the crafting of premium sparkling wines and the only producer of Gran Reserva sparkling wines.