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Freixenet Elyssia Gran Cuvée Brut Cava Wine Review

Freixenet Elyssia Gran Cuvée Brut Cava

Freixenet Elyssia Gran Cuvée Brut Cava

Penedès D.O., Spain

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 13

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Price: $19.95

Drink: 2016-2021

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 12%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Sparkling Wine


Winery: Freixenet

Agent: Dionysus Wines & Spirits Ltd.

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This Freixenet Elyssia Gran Cuvée Brut Cava was reviewed on August 18, 2017 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Douglas McMillan rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

An extremely fresh, crisp, and tasty Cava, presenting aromas of apricot, green apple, and biscuit. The taste is brightly acidic and adds fresh lime to the equation as well. This is a perfect wine to have before dinner, with green salads, or all on its own. I also find the bottle and label very 'classy', making this an exceptional idea for a hostess gift, especially or those that appreciate a great sparkling wine.
Lori Kilmartin - WSET3 Sommelier rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

A mix of local grapes, Macabeo and Parellada blended with Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. If you don't want to splurge on a champagne this is your bottle to buy. Made in the traditional method it has lovely toasty aromas with floral aromas (honeysuckle) and fresh stone fruit - green apple and fresh pear. Serve to your guests on arrival for a fancy dinner or it would also make a nice hostess gift. Tasted November 27, 2016.
Cherie Cole rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

Bright with an abundance of bubbles, this glorious Cava would make a perfect pairing with a number of dishes and celebrations. Lemon-biscuit, honey and asian pear dance on the palate. Affordable and delicious. Tasted November 27, 2016.
Cora Beaulieu rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

This is a Cava with a lovely mix of citrus, green apple and fresh toasty bread notes. Palate is chock-full of flavor. It’s a graceful sparkling wine that delivers large on aromas of baked apple, stone fruit, lemon and orange zest, honeysuckle, toasted almonds, and a hint of minerality. Good traces of fresh lemon, pear yet slightly salty. Finish is medium+ with nutty and salty tastes. Perfect for any occasion.
Jon Steeves - Sommelier rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

This is fantastic cava, with notes of green apple, tart citrus peel, baked brioche. A great value bubbly, made in the traditional method sty. Crowd pleaser and value priced. Enjoy this with tapas, apperitifs, on it own at any time of day. Tasted Nov 2016 - rated 90/100
Rachelle O'Connor rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

This Cava has notes of citrus, lime and buttered toast - lots of bubbles, zingy on the palate. Lovely on its own or with any lighter fare - the bottle is classy and eye catching. Great value.
Melanie Aubert rated this wine as 87/100 with the following review:

Very interesting aromas: brioche, lemon, and a bit of surprising tropical fruit! Great bubbles that dance in your mouth.
Made by well-known Cava producer, Freixenet, this Spanish bubbly is elegant, well balanced, creamy and lively lemon on the palate. - Community Wine Reviews

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