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Codorniu Anna de Codorniu Brut

Top 10 Sparkling Wines 2011

Anna de Codorniu Brut, one of our Top 10 Sparkling Wines 2011, offers crisp citrus and floral aromas and a good balance of acidity and sweetness in the mouth

Codorníu Anna de Codorníu Brut
Penedès, Spain

This dry cava from the Penedès region of Spain has a history dating back to the seventeenth century. Named for the last Codorníu heiress to bear the family name, Anna de Codorníu was the first cava to incorporate Chardonnay in its blend. It offers crisp citrus and floral aromas and a good balance of acidity and sweetness in the mouth.

Rating: 13.5/20
Price:
$15


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