This sparking wine is original of Northern Spain, in the El Penedès region of Catalonia. It’s usually made with three main grapes: Macabeu, Perellada and Xarel-lo, and today it’s drunk for a number of Spanish festivities.
It’s a light, fruity and perfumed wine. Like other sparkling wines, it comes in different levels of residual sugar, including brut, brut nature, seco or dry, semiseco or medium dry, and dulce or sweet.
Pasta, rice, seafood, white meats and lamb. It’s also a good dessert wine and goes well with creamy dessert dishes.