Cava, tradition’n vitivinícola espa&bath;wave

The cava has become a tradition and part of the culture of Spain. As well as the French champagne caused a worldwide impact, this drink was born in the region of Catalonia has managed to win its place of worship among the preparations beverage most consumed in the territory of the iberian. For those not familiar, the cava has been defined as a wine, aerated semi. To understand it in all levels of Spanish as possible, it is a sparkling wine that was born as the drink “official” for the toast of the year-end holidays, but finally its consumption moved to the gastronomic offer more traditional.

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It is a delicious wine , and like a lot of people. Consumption during the festivities of Christmas and new year's Eve is very high, as it maintains the tradition of providing to the midnight by putting in high the glass of cava.

The preparation of cava are carried out with white grapes, specially selected, and there are many varieties for this wine, depending on whether they are more or less sweet. Depending on the level of sugar in your preparation, this drink has different classifications from lowest to highest are: Brut Nature, Extra Brut, Brut, Extra Dry, Dry, semi-dry and Sweet.

As well we mentioned earlier, the cava is no longer limited only to the toast for the year-end holidays. With the passage of time has become an option very viable for consumption during the meal.

It is often used as an aperitif, but also during lunch and dinner. One of the dishes that best accompany the tasting of this wine , aerated semi is the paella, although it is also advised with the consumption with meat, such as chicken or hare.

Historically, the production of cava is made in the Catalan town of Saint Sadurní d'anoia, a small town that is located in the vicinity of the city of Barcelona. With the passage of time, and due to the popularity gained by the drink, many other settlements began to work in their own cellars sparkling wine.

Currently some of the best bottles of champagne come from Extremadura, Requena, Mendavia, Grávalos and Hara. And their excellent quality has allowed the export of hundreds of litres of sparkling wine to the outside. In addition, it should be noted that the massification of the digs is such that today there are more than 220 million bottles in Spain.