Cava is synonymous with excellence, and its high standard is achieved thanks to the authenticity guaranteed by the production process.
In addition, the traditional method offers a range of different categories and types of this quality sparkling wine, depending on the aging and sugar content. Thanks to all these criteria, Cava is one of the most versatile drinks in the world.
Aging categories: Cava de Guarda and Cava de Guarda Superior
As well as the assurance of quality provided by the traditional method, now you can also choose from a higher classification of wine with a greater degree of refinement, thanks to the introduction of two new categories: Cava de Guarda and Guarda Superior.
With this new classification system, the origin of each of these exquisite treasures can be traced even more effectively, and the different categories of Cava more clearly identified, according to their aging. The unique system places D.O. (Designation of Origin) Cava at the vanguard of quality sparkling wines made using the traditional method.
Sampling these categories of Cava, you can discover a whole world of taste and technical mastery - the decision that decrees the aging of each bottle in the cava, or cellar. The aging time is the factor that dictates the category: Cava de Guarda, with a minimum of 9 months; Cava de Guarda Superior, with reposo of either more than 18 months (Reserva), 30 months (Gran Reserva), or the highly prestigious Cava de Paraje Calificado, aged for more than 36 months.
In short, there is a multitude of options to enjoy, not just in terms of the quality of Cava, but its infinite options for pairing.