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Cava strengthens its position in the prestigious Champagne & Sparkling Wine World Championships 2020

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 |
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6 gold medals and 20 silver medals for illustrious Premium D.O. Cavas

Confirming the superior quality of the excellent Cavas that are being produced currently, this year Cava has performed strongly in the respected competition The Champagne & Sparkling Wine World

The Champagne & Sparkling World Championship 2020

Championships, winning 6 gold medals and 20 silver medals.

As a result, D.O. Cava has strengthened its position and distinguished itself in this esteemed contest, becoming one of the leading sparkling products.

Out of Out of 1.073 leading sparkling wines taking part from 30 different countries, the CSWWC awarded a total of 128 gold medals and 237 silver medals to wines from 19 different countries. The jury, formed by three reputed experts, Tom Stevenson, Tony Jordan, and Essi Avellan MW, honoured the following Cavas:

Agusti Torello Mata

GOLD Agusti Torello Mata 2015 Barrica Gran Reserva

Cava DO, Spain (75cl, 12%)

100% Macabeo (White, 0g RS)

Capità Vidal

SILVER Capità Vidal 2014 Fuchs de Vidal

Cava DO, Spain (75cl, 12%)

50% Xarel-lo, 30% Macabeo, 20% Parellada (White, 1.5g RS)

Cavas Hill

SILVER Cavas Hill 2017 Cuvée Panot Reserva Brut

Cava DO, Spain (75cl, 11.5%)

40% Xarel-lo, 25% Chardonnay, 15% Parellada, 2% Macabeo (White, 8g RS)

SILVER Cavas Hill 2015 Col.Lecció Privada Gran Reserva

Cava DO, Spain (75cl, 11.8%)

85% Xarel-lo, 15% Parellada (White, 0g RS)

Vins Familia Ferrer

GOLD Familia Ferrer 2014 Vinyes de Can Sala Cava de Paraje calificado

Cava DO, Spain (75cl, 12.5%)

50% Parellada, 50% Xarel-lo (White, 3g RS)

SILVER Familia Ferrer 2008 Can Sala Cava de Paraje calificado

Cava DO, Spain (75cl, 12.5%)

50% Parellada, 50% Xarel-lo (White, 3g RS)

Freixenet

GOLD Freixenet NV Cordon Negro

Cava DO, Spain (150cl, 12%)

60% Macabeo, 30% Xarel-lo, 10% Parellada (White, 9g RS)

SILVER Freixenet NV Carta Nevada

Cava DO, Spain (150cl, 11.5%)

34% Macabeo, 33% Xarel-lo, 33% Parellada (White, 38g RS)

Gatell Estate Wines

SILVER Gatell Estate 2016 Heritage Brut Nature Reserva

Cava DO, Spain (75cl, 12%)

30% Xarel-lo, 30% Macabeo, 30% Parellada, 10% Chardonnay (White, 0.5g RS)

SILVER Gatell Estate 2016 Initial Brut Nature Reserva

Cava DO, Spain (75cl, 12%)

38% Xarel-lo, 28% Macabeo, 24% Parellada, 4% Malvasia (White, 0.4g RS)

Josep Masachs

SILVER Josep Masachs NV Josep Masachs Tradicional Brut Nature

Cava DO, Spain (75cl, 11.5%)

34% Xarel-lo, 33% Macabeo, 33% Parellada (White, 0.5g RS)

Maria Rigol Ordi

SILVER Maria Rigol Ordi 2016 Cupatge Dos Mil Setze

Cava DO, Spain (150cl, 12%)

50% Xarel-lo, 40% Macabeo, 10% Parellada (White, 0.8g RS)

Mascaró

GOLD Mascaro NV Pure Brut Nature

Cava DO, Spain (75cl, 12%)

90% Parellada, 10% Macabeo (White, 1.5g RS)

SILVER Mascaro NV Mascaro Rubor Aurorae Brut

Cava DO, Spain (75cl, 12%)

100% Garnatxa (Rosé, 4g RS)

Maset

SILVER Maset 2016 L’Avi Pau 2016 Gran Reserva Bn

Cava DO, Spain (75cl, 11.5%)

30% Macabeo, 25% Xarel-lo, 25% Parellada, 20% Chardonnay (White, 1.1g RS)

SILVER Maset 2017 Maset Vintage Gran Reserva Bn

Cava DO, Spain (75cl, 11.5%)

40% Xarel-lo, 35% Macabeo, 25% Parellada (White, 1.3g RS)

Pere Ventura

GOLD Pere Ventura 2017 Tresor Reserva

Cava DO, Spain (75cl, 11.5%)

40% Macabeo, 40% Xarel-lo, 20% Parellada (White, 8g RS)

SILVER Pere Ventura 2016 Tresor Cuvee Gran Reserva

Cava DO, Spain (75cl, 12%)

60% Xarel-lo, 40% chardonnay (White, 4.5g RS)

Perelada

SILVER Perelada 2017 Stars Brut Nature Reserva

Cava DO, Spain (75cl, 11.5%)

60% Xarel-lo, 25% Parellada, 15% Chardonnay (White, 1.2g RS)

Roger Goulart

GOLD Roger Goulart 2012 Brut Gran Reserva

Cava DO, Spain (75cl, 12%)

60% Xarel-lo, 20% , Macabeo, 20% Parellada (White, 5g RS)

Rovellats

SILVER Rovellats 2017 Reserva Cuvée Especial Brut Nature

Cava DO, Spain (75cl, 11.5%)

70% Macabeo, 30% Xarel-lo (White, 1g RS)

SILVER Rovellats 2017 Reserva Imperial Brut

Cava DO, Spain (75cl, 11.5%)

60% Macabeo, 20% Xarel-lo, 20% Parellada (White, 5.6g RS)

Sumarroca

SILVER Sumarroca 2018 Reserva Brut Ecologic

Cava DO, Spain (75cl, 12.5%)

41% Parellada, 27% Xarel-lo, 23% Macabeo, 9% Chardonnay (White, 7g RS)

Vilarnau

SILVER Vilarnau 2018 Organic Brut Nature Reserva

Cava DO, Spain (75cl, 11.5%)

50% Macabeo, 35% Parellada, 15% Chardonnay (White, 3g RS)

SILVER Vilarnau NV Organic Brut Rosé Delicat Reserva

Cava DO, Spain (75cl, 12%)

85% Grenache, 15% Pinot Noir (Rosé, 8g RS)

Vins El Cep

SILVER Vins El Cep 2017 Mim Natura Pinot Noir

Cava DO, Spain (75cl, 12%)

100% Pinot Noir (Rosé, 6g RS)

The competition is not over yet, however, and the awards for Best in Class, National Champions and World Champions, by wine style, will be revealed during Virtual Awards Week of the CSWWC, which takes place from 7 to 11 December.

The Champagne & Sparkling Wine World Championships (CSWWC) is the only international sparkling wine competition judged by specialists in the field, for the new generation of consumers of these wines who enjoy them on any occasion.

The CSWWC endorses the origin and promotes world-class sparkling wines from all regions as gastronomic wines par excellence. The competition is now in its 6th year and continues to grow in size and importance – this is the first year that more than 1,000 wines have been entered. As this is the most comprehensive and rigorous sparkling wine competition in the world, it is a great honour that so many of our D.O. Cavas have won awards in 2020.

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