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A Demi-Sec cava characterized by the variety Pansa blanca from the region of Alella.

Xevi Carbonell
Parxet Oenologist
Parxet Reserva Demi-Sec is ideal to accompany desserts and sweets.
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Very pale tone with green highlights, very fine and persistent bubble with a tendency to form a foam crown.

Nose

Broad, fruity and intense.

Palate

In the mouth exploits the aromatic and gustatory balance characteristic of varieties and aging.

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Varieties and Analysis

Yes

Contains sulfites

Pansa Blanca

Varietal

11.5%

Alcohol volume (%)

D.O. Cava

D.O.

Cava

Product

The Winery

The first bottles of Parxet Cava were launched in 1920, made using the méthode champenoise in the very same place that wines have been made since the 18th Century.  Parxet is now a leading winery in the production of artisanal cavas, the largest producer in the D.O. Alella (in the province of Barcelona). It celebrated its first centenary as an icon of tradition and quality, as well as being recognised as a pioneer in the production of cavas using the Pansa Blanca grape variety.

Elaboration - Vinification

Whole cluster pressed.

Whole cluster pressed and temperature controlled fermentation at 16 °C.

Vineyard - Viticulture

Alella is characterized for its soils called sauló.

Alella is characterized for its soils called sauló, a rough sandy texture. Density is of 3,700 vines/Ha distance between rows of 2.2 × 1.2 meters between vines. Gobelet form is used for the older vines, while new plantations are using the cordon royat system. Vines are pruned short. Mechanical and manual Hharvest depending on the characteristics of each vineyard.

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