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WL Rating: 3.5 out of 5 based on 14 ratings

Freixenet Cava Cordon Negro Brut NV

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I enjoy this low-priced, high-value Sparkling wine. It's always the chosen sparkling wine for my special events on a budget.

Posted by kimannwall on May 25th, 2006 at 8:00pm | report comment

No sweetness, very tart.

Posted by serafsha on November 19th, 2008 at 7:48pm | report comment

easy to drink and a great price point.

Posted by moonablaze on April 3rd, 2009 at 9:36pm | report comment

Better than the really cheap stuff, variable at best. I do keep a bottle around, but it is not that special

Posted by Psychdave on April 3rd, 2009 at 10:33pm | report comment

This Cava is one of the best consistent bruts on the market.

Posted by vmjr on April 3rd, 2009 at 10:52pm | report comment

I love the crisp, tart taste to the sparkling wine.

Posted by sgraves4 on April 5th, 2009 at 6:20pm | report comment

Nice sparkling wine for the price!

Posted by lcfaircloth on April 7th, 2009 at 11:48am | report comment

Color: Golden, with a medium bead

Nose: Fresh citrus and crisp green apple with some lemon

Palate: Also fresh and crisp and nicely acidic, this is a great bubble quaffer with good value, everytime.

Posted by drxeno on April 9th, 2009 at 2:07am | report comment

easiest sparking to serve around the house -- went well with a variety of snacks great to start the evening with

Posted by rayteske on April 26th, 2009 at 6:17am | report comment

Fruity, nice acidity... apples, pear, citrus, tart, nice finish.

Posted by chrisbutts on August 11th, 2009 at 2:12pm | report comment

Fruity, good acid however just single flavor note. Noticeable bitterness on the finish. Better Cava's at the same price point.

Tasted on 01/01/2011

Posted by lovanc on January 3rd, 2011 at 10:18pm | report comment

Color: Meyer lemon yellow, with green highlights and a medium fine, robust bead.

Nose: Clean and bright lemon with just a tinge of cream, and some kiwi to round things off, along with some light florals.

Palate: Crisp and zesty, with that same, but now juicy lemon from the nose, those same white florals enter in the mid-palate and ride out to the juicy, multiple layered lemon finish. Good as always, and always a great value play: QPRWK.

Posted by drxeno on December 1st, 2011 at 10:37pm | report comment

I use the cordon negro for very lightweight sautees.

Posted by VineBuzz on December 1st, 2011 at 11:41pm | report comment

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