Cava, Spain's Champagne

Cava, el cava (vi escumós), is a sparkling wine and one of the most famous specialties of Catalonia. In English sparkling wine, the cava is made according to the bottle fermentation principle.

The name Cava comes from the type of storage because it takes place underground, i.e. in cellars (coves).

 

 

 

Can Mas Cava Brut 0.75L - Sparkling wine
  • Macabeo, Xarel-lo, Parellada
  • Light yellow, brillant and smooth sparkling
  • FSK 18 article with age check
11.99 EUR
15.99 EUR per Litre
VAT exempt according to current tax regulations excl. Shipping costs
Can Mas Cava Brut Nature 0.75L - Spanish noble sparkling wine
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  • Macabeo, Xarel-lo, Parellada
  • Light yellow, brillant and smooth sparkling
  • FSK 18 article with age check
14.50 EUR
19.33 EUR per Litre
VAT exempt according to current tax regulations excl. Shipping costs
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Infos zu Cava

Cava

Cava has its origin in Catalonia.
Before Spain joined the EU in 1986, the sparkling wine was still sold as champagne ((Catalan Xampàn and Spanish Champaña).
Due to legal reasons, this name could no longer be used. So the name was changed to Cava, which means cellar in Catalan.

Cordoniu and Freixenet are among the most famous brands in the world.
The production is identical to the French champagne and is in no way inferior to it in terms of taste.
 

Approved grape varieties

For white cavas, the varieties Parellada, Xarel·lo, Macabeo (Viura), Subirat (Malvasia Riojana), Chardonnay and, since May 2007, also Pinot Noir, and for Rosados Monastrell and Garnacha Tinta are approved.