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Subtil 2008: top-rated sparkling wine in Sevi guide

Recaredo Subtil 2008 is the highest-rated sparkling wine in the Guía de Vinos y Aceites 2017, the latest edition of a guide to wines and olive oils published by the specialised magazine La Semana Vitivinícola (SeVi).

The seventh edition remains true to its guiding principles, opting to classify wines according to the main grape variety used in the blend. This year, it covers 1850 wines and extra virgin olive oils from over 427 wineries and cellars throughout Spain, which were tasted and assessed by specialised journalist Antonio Casado.

Subtil 2008, made with grapes from Recaredo’s Serral del Vell Estate, offers mineral nuances and creamy undertones that give it a profile of authenticity.

Serral del Roure Estate is property of Recaredo and it is located in the Bitlles Valley Highlands, in the county of Alt Penedès (Barcelona). The name of the estate refers to the gentle hills on the land, overlooked by a large oak tree next to the Torrent de la Salada. Soils on the Serral del Roure estate have a loamy texture and are characterised by a balance of particle sizes: sand, silt and clay. Clay-loam soils predominate in the lower areas, while in the upper zones there is an abundance of pebbles and gravel. The calcareous soil provides good levels of drainage in the upper areas and a higher water retention capacity in lower areas, where the soil depth is also greater.

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First bottles under the brand name of CORPINNAT will be launched this spring

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‘Tribut · 20 years’, a tribute to the second generation of the Recaredo family

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The emblematic ‘Brut de Brut’ is renamed ‘Serral del Vell’

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From the 2008 vintage on, we changed the name of our historic “Recaredo Brut de Brut” sparkling wine to “Recaredo Serral del Vell” to reflect our commitment to the great terroirs of the Alt Penedès wine region.

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Turó d’en Mota: top-rated Qualified Parajes

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Turó d’en Mota: Spain’s best sparkling wine according to R. Parker

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The Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate has given 2005 Turó d’en Mota de Recaredo the Spain’s highest-rated sparkling wine.

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Recaredo among top ten Sparkling Wines in the world

Recaredo among top ten Sparkling Wines in the world

Falstaff magazine, which is distributed in Austria, Switzerland and Germany, has published a list of the ten best sparkling wines in the world. Among them is Recaredo Turó d’en Mota 2003, which received a score of 97 points.

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Reserva Particular 2005: Best Sparkling Wine of the Year

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The trade publication Vivir El Vino has awarded Recaredo Recaredo Reserva Particular 2005 its prize for Best Sparkling Wine of the Year.

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Recaredo Brut de Brut, voted best sparkling wine by readers of the book Gourmets

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Readers of the Guía de Vinos Gourmets have voted the terroir cava “Recaredo Brut de Brut 2006. Finca Serral del Vell” as the best sparkling wine of the year. It is asober, elegant terroir cava made with a blend of Xarel·lo and Macabeu.

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Reserva Particular de Recaredo, Spain’s best sparkling wine in Verema Awards

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