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Requena, only municipality authorized by the D.O Cava in Valencia, makes white and pink cavas of excellent quality

The municipality of Requena, including within the O.D. Cava is the only one who can make this product in Valencia. Made from the Macabeo, Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Xarello, often they have a pale yellow color with golden hues, fine bubbles highly integrated, powerful aroma, floral point, clean, with a fresh, smooth and balanced flavor. Also, Requena produces one of the few national pink cavas. They are cavas obtained by the traditional method of between 10. 5 and 11 50 th of alcohol.

Obtained the base wine, usually carry a bottle aging of 10 to 36 months, depending on the type, resting horizontally at a constant temperature of 14 ° C to 16 ° C, to perform a new fermentation in which the yeast accumulates along bottle. They should be served between 6 ° C to 8ºC.C.

TYPES OF CAVA

Cavas are classified according to their sugar content, from Brut Nature sweet. Diversity is wide, depending on the added sugars.

Brut Nature: 0-3 grams per liter

Extra Brut: up to 6 grams of sugar per liter

Brut: up to 12 grams

Extra Dry: between 12 and 17 grams of sugar

Seco: between 17 and 32 grams

Semi Seco: between 32 and 50 grams

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