I may have a slight obsession with Cava, as I am sure you have noticed it is mentioned a lot on this site. I love cava! Many are quality driven, made in the Champagne style and are great prices. Segura Viudas happens to be another one of my favorite cava’s and a partner of SommInTheCity.com. This cava retails for around $10.00 but tastes like $15-18.00!
Quality driven and absolutely gorgeous this cava welcomed Somm In The City fans and media to my bubbles and bites event, hosted at the Chelsea Wine Vault on September 9th, 2015. There are a few styles of this cava made by Segura Viudas, but the brut is what I drink often!
The Segura Viudas estate has a fun history dating back to the 11th century. It started as an inhabited watchtower, and was later converted into a Catalan country house in the 13th century. The estate growing all kinds of crops for the local monastery, including wine grapes! In the 1850’s it began crafting cavas: becoming the winery that continues to earn its reputation as one of the world’s top producers of sparkling wines to this day. The Ferrer family of Barcelona are and have been expert producers of sparkling wine for over 100 years. – SeguraViudasusa.com
Segura Viudas Brut: This wine delivers notes of white flowers, citrus and some brioche. On the palate it is elegant with tropical fruit and balanced acidity and pairs perfectly with seafood, fried goat cheese, and of course also infuses well into foods.
I soaked my Caprese Salad in some of this delightful bubbly for a fun and unique pairing for my event! Other Segura Viudas styles include: Rosé, Extra Dry, Gran Cuvée Reserva, and Reserva Heredad (the prettiest bottle you will ever see… like ever!)
Be sure to keep an eye out for more reviews on this cava as I will be sipping and celebrating with some fun pairings with the Reserva Heredad and Gran Cuvée Reserva this fall and winter. I wanted to savor these wines for something special and have so much coming up that I can not wait to share with you!
Always remember… eat what you like and drink what you love! Please pair responsibly.