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Freixenet Cordon Negro Brut NV
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Freixenet Cordon Negro Brut NV

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Wine & Spirits 90
"Apple-citrus aromas, light as a breeze, lead into the clear, bright citrus flavors of this well-made Cava. It's full of tangerine, lemon and lemon pith character, with a sparkly acidity and dry vivaciousness that would accompany shellfish."
"A light cava appreciated for its intense freshness. The high content of the Parellada grape and fermentation at a controlled temperature of 12?C produces fine, intense and fruity aromas. Brilliant pale yellow in colour. Fine, persistent ... read more
Item ID: #4563
Shelf at store18d
Size: 750mL (bubbly)
Closure: Cork

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Wine & Spirits 90
"Apple-citrus aromas, light as a breeze, lead into the clear, bright citrus flavors of this well-made Cava. It's full of tangerine, lemon and lemon pith character, with a sparkly acidity and dry vivaciousness that would accompany shellfish."
"A light cava appreciated for its intense freshness. The high content of the Parellada grape and fermentation at a controlled temperature of 12?C produces fine, intense and fruity aromas. Brilliant pale yellow in colour. Fine, persistent mousse. Clean and light on the palate with an elegant and long length." ~ Winery Notes

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The roots of Freixenet run deep, entwined in the Penedès region of northeast Spain and in the history of two of its most prominent wine families.

16th Century – The Ferrer family establishes La Freixeneda, a winegrowing estate in the Penedès.

Mid 19th Century – Francesc Sala marries Josepa Tubella and they settle in her hometown of Sant Sadurní d'Anoia, also in the Penedès. He converts his father in law's barrel-making business into a wine distributor, eventually exporting wines all over the world under the name Casa Sala.

Early 20th Century – The youngest son of the Ferrer family, Pedro, marries the only daughter of the Sala family, Dolores, forever uniting two respected wine lineages. Seeing a unique opportunity in sparkling wines, which were not common in Spain at that time, Pedro and Dolores release their first cava in 1914 under the Freixenet label.

Early 1930s – Pedro travels to the United States in search of land to build a winery. He establishes an office in New Jersey but, on returning to Spain, he loses his life in the Spanish Civil War, leaving his wife and children to run the winery.

1940s – Dolores continues to build the business in the tough post-war era, launching Carta Nevada in 1941. The unique frosted golden bottle goes on to become one of Freixenet's most popular cavas.

1950s – Dolores' youngest son, José Ferrer, takes the reins of the family business with the goal of realizing his parents' dreams of introducing Freixenet to the world.

1970s – Following the Casa Sala tradition, the family ships the first bottles of Freixenet to the United States. José Ferrer, with a keen intuition, introduces Freixenet Cordon Negro in 1974, a new cava bottled in a radically distinctive dark frosted bottle, which would become known as the "Black Bottle Bubbly".

1980s – Through the constant efforts of José Ferrer and his sons and nephews, Freixenet becomes the world leader in sparkling wine produced in the traditional method.

Today – A century since Freixenet released its first cava in 1914 the company remains 100% family owned, with the fourth generation now entering the business, ready to celebrate 100 years and many more to come.
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Reviews (15)

Paul

Great Taste

Erin

My Go-To for Bubbles!

"I was introduced to this cava 5 years ago, and I won't buy anything else! Fantastically dry and crisp... perfection"

Melissa

Excellent Cava

"This is my favorite affordable beverage that I drink on a regular basis. Great for the price."

Maria

Wonderful for Party Favors!

"Wonderful product! Purchased them for party favors. Great price and fast shipping! Very happy with my purchase! Thank you."

Lianna

Great product!

Christine

been my favorite for years

Lori

private review

Edward

Excellent Cava for the money

Cassie

Great wine, great gifts for a wedding expo

Izaya

private review

Timothy

Huge value cava

"Crisp, dry cava that is versatile and certainly very high price:performace ratio. Try it!"

Michael

decent for price

Kimberly

Bought as gifts for my party

D

It's a bargain

"I have some friends that drink A LOT of bubblies. When I have them over and know I'll be popping many bottles open, this is one of my go-to sparkling wines/Cava. It's definitely better mixed, but it isn't all that offensive by itself. At this price point, I can't complain."

Benjamin

private review

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