*Disclaimer: I received this wine as a sample for review.
Just in time for the holidays I’ve started to open up some bubbly. If you come around these parts with any regularity you know how much I love bubbles. Which is why the holiday season is particularly wonderful since people open more bubble, even though I firmly believe bubbles should be enjoyed frequently just because it’s Tuesday, for example. Tonight we tried the Segura Viudas Brut Cava which retails for around $9.
Four takeaways from this wine:
1.) Hosting a big holiday party this year? This budget Cava is wallet friendly and crowd-pleasing.
2.) If you want to step it up a bit, try the Segura Viudas Riserva, which has the added benefit of coming in an incredibly cool looking bottle. (I made one of mine into a lamp!)
3.) Cava in general, and the Segura Viudas Brut in particular, offers a lot of bang for your buck.
4.) I’d serve the Segura Viudas with my cheese plate this Thanksgiving.
On the nose I got a waxy note, pepper, flowers, and lemon. In the mouth I found peach, orange peel and melon. The wine had long-lasting bubbles and good acidity.