Vilarnau Cava Brut Reserva Rosé
Wine EnthusiastOrange and nectarine aromas carry the nose to a wide, fairly acidic palate that still manages to fall a little flat in terms of character. Mid-tier notes of orange and stone fruit set up a finish with similar flavors.
Wine AdvocateThe non-vintage Brut Rose (disgorged January 2012) is a blend of 85% Pinot Noir and 15% Trepat. Deep in colour, it has a fruit-driven nose that seeks enjoyment rather than intellect with a cheeky scent of strawberry wine gums. The palate has a strawberry and red cherry entry with a sharp citric finish that exhibits good weight, but is missing finesse. Drink now.
Wine SpectatorA smoky version, with hints of strawberry puree, red licorice and sliced almond riding the soft, creamy bead. Tangy. Drink now. Tasted twice, with consistent notes. 7,500 cases made.