Blanc de Blancs 2020 is one of the best 2022 sparkling wines selected by the Spanish Association of Wine Journalists and Writers, in the sparkling wines category.
Blanc de Blancs 2020 among Wine Spectator's Top 100 Wines of 2022. First Spanish wine on the list, the 29th.
Our importer Corchos participated in the 12th DE Wine House Club Tasting, where 21 jurors evaluated more than 100 wines from 15 importers blind, in 8 different categories and our sparkling De La Finca 2019 was awarded with the second prize.
De Nit 2020 as the best rosé sparkling wine in Catalonia.
Enoteca Manuel Raventós 2007 in “Liga 99” with 99 points. Only 25 wines in the list, only one sparkling wines.
De Nit among the 100 best wines in the world recognized by the experts of the prestigious American magazine Wine&Spirits with 94 points. The only Spanish sparkling wine chosen, and only two Catalan wines.
Can Sumoi, the natural high altitude wine project of the Raventós family, among the top 100 wineries in the world recognized by the experts of the prestigious American magazine Wine&Spirits prestigious. Only 4 Spanish, Can Sumoi the only Catalan.
Blanc de Blancs 2020 is chosen as one of the best organic, biodynamic and regeneratively grown wines, according to the American journalist Ray Isle in the gastronomic magazine Food and Wine.
Mas del Serral elegido como uno de los mejores vinos catados del mes, siendo una de las recomendaciones de los editores de Decanter. Destacando sus tres añadas y recordando su puntuación excepcional de 99 puntos en la añada 2009.
Can Sumoi as one of the Top 100 Wineries of the world of 2022, by Wine&Spirits. Can Sumoi is the protagonist in this article where the journalist writes about the story behind this winery and its link to the Raventos family.
Blanc de Blancs 2020 is one of the 7 Spanish wines highlighted in the American magazine Wine Spectator in its article "7 Stellar Spanish Values Up to 92 Points". The only sparkling wine among the 7 stellar Spanish wines featured.
The Spanish magazine Planeta Vi titles its anual monographic “100 winemakers for the Future”, with Pepe Raventós as one of them. The monograph is dedicated to the new generation of winemakers who have the task of improving and overcoming the challenges of the previous generation.
The Conca del Riu Anoia sparkling wines obtained magnificent scores in the spring tasting of the British journalist Jancis Robinson. The most outstanding score is for Manuel Raventós 2014 with 17.5 points followed by Textures de Pedra 2017 and 2014 with 17 points and De La Finca 2018 with 17 points. It also scores our Blanc de Blancs 2019 and De Nit 2019 with 16.5 points.
The American magazine Wine&Spirits, in its summer special article “Summer Sparkles” highlights our De Nit 2019 and Textures de Pedra 2016. De Nit achieves the maximum score of the list with the beautiful 94 points.
Our sparkling wines rated on the American wine blog run by Mike Potashnik and Don Winkler. De Nit 2019 with 92 points and Manuel Raventós 2014 with 94. “Raventós is an extraordinary Sparkling producer and we enjoy tasting their sparkling wines annually. These three new releases are top-of-the line.”
De la Finca 2017 and Manuel Raventós 2013 among the recommendations of the most prestigious international sparkling wines. They are the highest rated Spanish sparkling wines with 91 points both in this category.
Mas del Serral smashes it in the Best of the Best renowned annual list of Decanter Magazine.
This Cuvee was nominated by their Decanter experts team along with 125 other wines being blind
tasted by three judges to select only the best of the best. Más del Serral 2009 stood out enormously,
ending in seventh place in the list of the 51 best “Wines of the Year” of 2021.
De la Finca 2018 heads the December tasting by the wine world magazine Mi Vino. Dedicating a
refreshing tasting note:
“Very fine and complex aromas reminiscent of hay, wild flowers and details of breadcrumbs and raw
almonds. Elegant on the palate with a structure that makes the nuances last over time. Its sensation of
freshness and salinity is the key to its gastronomic versatility.”
The journalist Miquel Hudin nominates Manuel Raventós 2014 as “one of the best southern bubbles to see through your holidays”. The third best rated with a 93+
In the digital magazine of the famous Peñín Guide, Raventós i Blanc is chosen as one of the 6 best
sparkling wineries. The director of the Peñín Guide, Carlos González, and the editorial director Javier
Luengo, define us as "the Symbol" of the highest quality sparkling wine. In the article, the Personal
Enoteca of Manuel Raventós 2002 and Vins Pepe Raventós are selected as one the best wineries in all
Mas del Serral 2010 , labelling it as one of the best 12 wines selected among all the Catalans he has tasted this whole 2021. The writer passionetly explains
he has tasted almost all the high-end sparkling wines such as the Corpinats. Icing on top, he strongly
puts a spotlight on the new vintage of Mas del Serral. Bubbles that he previously scored a total of 98
The digital magazine of the famous Peñín Guide, the author states that he has enquiringly tasted more
than 1,200 wines, including many cavas, champagnes, proseccos, moscatos, sparkling wines, never
without forgetting the insurgent brands of Corpinnat or Raventós) and Mas del Serral that it’s totally
spotlighted as one of the best sparkling wines of 2021.
De Nit considered the best Catalan sparkling wine in this article about the wines in our region under $25. De Nit is highlighted with 92 points.
Special Award of the Year for Pepe Raventós for his Vins Pepe Raventós natural wine project. "The important thing is the natural: Extraordinary Award of the Year, to the restless Pepe Raventós, who in 2014 embarked on the adventure of producing more personal, sulfite-free wines." Ignacio Crespo
Wine Spectator highlights with 91 points our sparkling wines De la Finca 2017 and Manuel Raventós 2013.
De la Finca 2017, Textures de Pedra 2016 and Manuel Raventós 2013 in the selection of the sparkling wines of the summer in the portal of the famous critic Jancis Robinson.
Article about the sparkling wines in our region, where the journalist highlights our De la Finca as one of the bests and give it 91 points.
The Irish media, The Irish Times, chooses Textures de Pedra 2015 among the top 4 wines of the season and it is the only Spanish sparkling wine in the selection.
This week is sparkling week on Unboxed. Alder Yarrow highlights among many champagnes and sparkling wines our De la Finca 2017, Textures de Pedra 2016 and Manuel Raventós 2013.
The leading wine’s Swedish writes an entire article about our Blanc de noirs, Textures de Pedra. They talk about a vertical tasting of Textures de Pedra (vintages 2011-2016) is tasted.
Gold Medal at the Decanter World Wine Award for: Textures de Pedra 2016 and De la Finca 2017; with 95 and 96 points, respectively. Also, De Nit and Blanc de Blancs 2018 with a Silver Medal, and, 91 and 90 points, respectively.
The American wine magazine with the most circulation in the North American market; Wine & Spirits, our 2018 De Nit vintage gives us an exceptional score. In the August edition of Wine & Spirits our De Nit 2018 is present in the “Best Buy” list and awarded with 94 points, with this beautiful quote by Joshua Greene.
The top American magazine has scored 90 points for the new 2016 Texturas de Pedra vintage with a nice quote from Alison Napjus
The top American magazine has scored 90 points for the new Blanc de Blancs 2018 vintages with a nice quote from Gillian Sciaretta
The Master of Wine: Pedro Ballesteros gives the best score ever seen in a Spanish sparkling wine by an international media, to Mas del Serrel 2009 with 99 points. Describing it as: "The most refined Spanish sparkling wine I have ever tasted. A top biodynamic terroir wine and a masterwork". He scores our sparkling wine in an article where he shares 18 Premium Spanish sparkling wines.
Blanc de Blanc 2017 is one of the top 100 most exciting wines of 2020 by Wine Spectator, in their compilation magazine: "The top 100 most exciting wines of 2020". They choose our sparkling wine in the category the best wines for $25 or less, around the world.
The new vintage of Textures de Pedra described as "extraordinary and complex” in Mi Vino. The journalist Antonio Candenas in his selection: “Never miss a bubble” highlights in the first place our blanc de noire.
Manuel Raventós selected as one of the world's luxury sparkling wines to celebrate the holidays. The German magazine "Falstaff" selects our signature sparkling wine among the 11 luxury sparkling wines for Christmas, competing with top level champagnes. In addition, it is the only Spanish sparkling wine in the selection, and they highlight that the best vintages of this sparkling wine are: 2013, 2012, 2010.
“Their Textures de Pedra wines come from the Més Alta vineyard, a stony site rising to 820 feet in altitude, where they grow the pink-skinned xarel-lo vermell, along with two reds, bastard negre and sumoll—using a selection of the three grapes immediately pressed off the skins. We recommended both the 2013 and 2014 vintages: Presented in a Brut Nature style, these are bold sparklers, with a silky roundness that comes from the 42 months they spent aging on lees. The 2013 has a lively lemon freshness that brightens its rich undertones of mango and papaya. The 2014 is charming in its honeyed texture and its passion fruit flavor. ”
Manuel Raventós 2012, with 94 points, amont the top 100 wines of 2019 by Wine & Spirits.
Ray Isle stands out our Blanc de Blancs among the best Homestead Wines in Food& Wine.
Neal Martin reviews Mas del Serral 2009 de Pepe Raventós.
The American magazine Wine Spectator publishes its most Top Sparkling wines, and among them, we find our Blanc de Blancs 2016 with the score of 90.
A la televisió dels EUA USA Today es recomana el nostre escumós Blanc de Blancs entre els millors vins per comprar per cap d'any.
Geoff Last places our De Nit 2017 among the best of Christmas.
Santiago Rivas writes an article about the best wines for Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve with a sense of humor, where he recommends De la Finca 2015 and Manuel Raventós Negra 2012.
In the Gourmets Club stand out; our De la Finca and the most personal sparkling of Raventós i Blanc, Manuel Raventós Negra 2012, with 96 points out of 100.
The journalist and wine critic Ramon Francàs recommends our Manuel Raventós 2012.
Jancis Robinson recommends our sparkling De la Finca 2015 and highlights it among one of the best sparkling wines for Christmas.
“If you want a good rosé cava — make that rosado — Raventós i Blanc de Nit is about $20 to $25.”
David Williams places our Blanc de Blancs among the best wines for this Christmas 2019.
Manuel Raventós Negra 2011 has the best score a Raventós sparkling wine has ever had in Wine Spectator: 92 points! And the best score this American magazine has ever given to a sparkling wine out of champagne.
Wine&Spirits publishes the best sparkling wines of summer 2019. Manuel Raventós Negra 2012 with 94 points and Textures de Pedra 2014 with 92 points, are among those chosen!
Josh Raynolds highlights our Blanc de Blancs on the cover of Vinous as his favorite wine of the week.
Leslie Lemont recommends our Mas del Serral in Forbes. He says: "If you taste it with a Champagne, you can not tell the difference, and some might even choose this one."
De la Finca 2013 is awarded by Wine & Spirits as the best Spanish sparkling 2018.
The wine critic Elin Mc Coy tasted during 2018 what she considers the 50 best wines under $ 50. We can find out our De la Finca 2015 which defines how calcareous and live, produced by one of the best producers of sparkling wine in Spain.
Our Textures de Pedra among "The best wines of Spain"; the best wines of the moment in an essential selection by Pilar Molestina.
Josh Raynolds has scored our De Nit with 91 points and has highlighted it on the front page and among his Favorites in Vinous.
Wine Spectator selection of the best new releases of the year.
Raventós i Blanc in the list with two sparkling wines.
Selection of the best sparkling of the year by Wine & Spirits.
De la Finca, Textures de Pedra and De Nit: Year's best Sparkler and best buy.
Raventós i Blanc Blanc de Blancs and De Nit have been chosen as one of the Top 10 Most Popular Sparkling Wines by the Glass in America’s Best Restaurants by Wine & Spirits.
“Raventós i Blanc lobby for the creation of a more tightly defined and rigorous appellation, called Conca del Riu Anoia”
Wine Spectator chooses every year the 100 best wines of the year.De la Finca is among them.
Wine Spirits publish every year their Best Summer Sparkler, once more Raventós i Blanc is in the list,
Gold Medal; De la Finca 2013
Manuel Raventós Negra 2008, 94 points
Textures de Pedra 2012, 92 points
De la Finca 2013, 90 points
Blanc de Blancs 2014, 90 points
De Nit 2014, 90 points
Manuel Raventós Negra 2008; 95 points
De la Finca 2013; 95 points
Textures de Pedra 2012; 93 points
De Nit; 91 points
Blanc de Blancs 2014; 92 points
Enoteca Personal MRN 1999; 96 Points
Enoteca Personal MRN 2000; 96 Points
Manuel Raventós Negra 2008; 94 points
De la Finca 2013; 91 points
Textures de Pedra 2012; 92 points
De Nit; 90 points
Manuel Raventós Negra 2008; 96 points
De la Finca 2013; 95 points
Textures de Pedra 2012; 95 points
De Nit; 92 points
Blanc de Blancs 2014; 91 points
Drink these wines now
What’s hot now? “Raventós I Blanc L’Hereu 2013. Equal in quality to Champagnes that cost twice as much, this Spanish Sparkling Wine is year in and year out, an unbeatable bargain.”
Best summer sparkler
L’Hereu 2013, 93 points, Best Summer Sparkler and Best Buy
De Nit 2013, 91 points and Best Summer Sparkler
Top of the List 2015
L’Hereu and De Nit; Most Popular Sparkling Wines
L’Hereu and De Nit; Most Popular Spanish Wines
L’Hereu: Most Popular by the Glass
Vinous Antonio Galloni. Josh Raynolds. USA. 12 January 2016 “Vinous Favorites”.
Of all the products rated by the prestigious wine critic we highlight the 92 points awarded to our sparkling De La Finca 2011 and De La Finca 2012, and 91 points to L'Hereu 2012.
Food & Wine Wine Guide 2016. USA
Raventós i Blanc, one of the 3 Spanish Sparklings that appear in that Guide.
Decanter. Andrew Jefford. UK. 28 September 2015 Article “Jefford: Raventós i Blanc tasting”.
The journalist taste and score:
- L’Hereu 2012: 91 points
- De Nit 2013: 90 points
- De la Finca 2011: 92 points
- Manuel Raventós 2007: 95 points
The Champagne and Sparkling Wine World Championship 2015, United Kingdom, 2015.
Gold Medal for Manuel Raventós 2007.
The Wine Advocate Review #219 de Luis Gutierrez, US, June 2015.
Enoteca 20 anys, 1996 – 96 points
Enoteca Personal Manuel Raventós 2002 – 95 points
De Nit 2013 – 91 points
Hereu 2013 – 91 points
De la Finca 2012 – points
Extrem 2014 – points
Decanter World Wine Awards 2015, United Kingdom, 2015.
Gold Medal and Regional Trophy for Manuel Raventós 2007.
Wine & Spirits, US, June 2015.
92 points for L’hereu 2012 and De Nit 2012.
Manuel Raventós 2000: 92 points
De la Finca 2011: 92 points
L'Hereu 2012: 90 points
De Nit 2012: 94 points
De la Finca 2011: 96 points
L’Hereu 2012: 92 points
De Nit 2012: 91 points
Silencis 2013: 91 points
Extrem 2013: 93 points
Enoteca Personal Manuel Raventós 2000: 95 points
De la Finca 2011: 92 points
L'Hereu 2012 : 90 points
De Nit 2012: 93 points
Silencis 2013: 91 points
II d'Isabel Negra 2008: 93 points
Enoteca 2000: with 98 points, is the sparkling wine best rated in the Guía Gourmets 2015
Enoteca 1999: 92 points
Steven Spurrier recommens De la Finca 2009
Wine & Spirits, US
De la Finca 2010, among the 5 best sparkling wines of 2014 selec-ted by the prestigious American magazine Wine & Spirits
Food & Wine Food & Wine, US
De Nit 2012, among the 7 best sparkling wines of 2014 selected by the prestigious American magazine Food & Wine.
REVISTA GOURMETS, Spain
Enoteca Personal Manuel Raventós 2000, the best valued Sparkling wine of this Guide/Magazine
Manuel Raventós 1998 : 96 points
Manuel Raventós 1999: 95 points
Manuel Raventós 2000 : 94 points
Manuel Raventós 2001: 93 points
De la Finca 2011: 91 points
Magnum De la Finca 2011: 91 points
L'Hereu 2012 : 90 points
De Nit 2012: 91 points
Silencis 2013: 91 points
II d'Isabel Negra 2007: 92 points
MANUEL RAVENTOS 2007; gold medal
Wine & Spirits, United States, August 2014, 93 points for De la Finca 2010
Planeta Vino Magazine, Spain, September 2014, 93 points for Extrem 2013
DE LA FINCA 2010, 93 points
DE LA FINCA 2010; bronze medal
DE NIT 2011; gold medal
DE LA FINCA 2009; 93 points
DE NIT 2011: 92 points
HEREU 2011: 91 points
Stephen Tanzer, United States, September 2014
90 points for Silencis 2013
Pepe Raventós was awarded as “Vinicole Personality” in the Basque Culinary Center, April 7th of 2014, at the Basque Culinary Center with the award “Vinicole Personality” during the second edition of the fair Only Wine.
The award to Pepe Raventós, Manager and Oenologist of Raventós i Blanc since 2001, es because of his expertise in the wine world, and more because of his movement “Conca del riu Anoia” that started on November 2011when he decided that Raventós i Blanc was leaving the DO Cava.
During this event, he was invited to lead a blind sparkling wine tasting with the most important and influenced sommeliers of the best restaurant of the Basc Country Arzak, Recondo, Mugaritz, Berasategui.. and others).
#211 Review by Luis Gutiérrez
Raventós i Blanc on the top of Parker sparkling scores
Enoteca Personal Manuel Raventós 2001, 95 points
Enoteca Pesonal Manuel Raventós 2000, 93 points
De La Finca 2010, 91 points
Hereu 2011, 90 points
Silencis 2013, 92 points
DE NIT 2011; bronze medal
Guide Guenael Revel 2014
De La Finca 2009, 18/20
De Nit 2010, 17/20
L’Hereu 2010, 16/20
De La Finca 2009, 18/20
De Nit 2010, 17/20
L’Hereu 2010, 16/20
VINOS IMBATIBLES by David Seijas.
L’Hereu 2010 one of his choices.
GUIA PROENSA 2014
Best scores of all sparkling wines for our Magnum De la Finca 2007, 96 points.
Magnum Finca 2007, 96
De La Finca 2010, 94
Silencis 2012, 91
Guía Gourmets 2014
Manuel Raventós 1998, 96
Manuel Raventós 2000, 96
Guía Repsol 2014
Manuel Raventós 2000, 96
De Nit 2011, 93
De La Finca 2009, 92
World Encyclopedia of Champagne & Sparkling Wine
Bodega Raventos i Blanc 85/100
Manuel Raventós, 2,5/3
De La Finca 2010, 2/3
Raventós i Blanc is one more year in the Sparkling Wine Podium (only 5 bottles in total) with the following scores:
Enoteca Personal Manuel Raventós 1998, 96
Enoteca Personal Manuel Raventós 2000, 95
De La Finca 2010, 91
Silencis 2012, 91
11 d’Isabel Negra 2007, 91
11 d’Isabel Negra 2008, 92
WINE ENTHUSIAST, December 2014
De Nit, best sparkling wine of 2013
De Nit 2010
Manuel Raventós Clos del Serral 2003, 94 points. Un of the top 3 sparkling wines of this guide.
11 d'Isabel Negra 08, 93 ; De Nit 10, 92; La Finca 09, 91; Silencis 11, 90
La Finca 09, 93 ; De Nit 10, 90
Manuel Raventós 99, 97; La Finca 09, 93 ; L'Hereu 10, 93; Silencis 11, 92
De Nit 2009 in the TOP 50 WINES OF THE WORLD OF 2012
Wine Enthusiast top 100, December 2012
DE NIT 2009 TOP 100 WINES OF THE WORLD IN 2012
Only 6 sparkling wines in the 100 wines list
Des champagnes et des Autres bulles, de Guénaël Revel. De Nit 2009 entre sus Coup de Coeur. La Finca 2007 segunda mejor puntuación "les autres bulles" de la guía.
De Nit 2010, 7,25/10; La Finca 2009, 8/10
Enoteca Personal MR 1998, 96 puntos; Enoteca Personal MR 1999, 95 puntos; Enteca Personal MR 2000, 95 puntos; Magnum La Finca, 92 puntos
Robert Parker 2012: De Nit 93 puntos, mejor puntuación / valor de la lista de Neal Martin
"Who needs champagne when a cava can be as good as this? Neal Martin
De Nit 2009 93 points“The outstanding 2009 De Nit (rose) has an almost hypnotic, perfect pale hue that isworth the price alone! A blend of classic Cava varieties with 5% Monastrell, it issourced from 30- to 40-year-old vines from the estate. The nose is very subtle and verypretty with traces of rosewater, fish scale and Morello cherries, all beautifully definedand drawing you in. The palate is crisp and tense on the entry: a minimalist rose cavethat is based on freshness and poise rather than delivering fruit intensity. It is adelicate, very pretty, harmonious Cava rose that is sensual and alluring. Who needsChampagne when Cava can be as good as this? Drink now-2015+ ”
"WHO NEEDS CHAMPAGNE WHEN A CAVA CAN BE AS GOOD AS THIS? NEAL MARTIN"
“The outstanding 2009 De Nit (rose) has an almost hypnotic, perfect pale hue that isworth the price alone! A blend of classic Cava varieties with 5% Monastrell, it issourced from 30- to 40-year-old vines from the estate. The nose is very subtle and verypretty with traces of rosewater, fish scale and Morello cherries, all beautifully definedand drawing you in. The palate is crisp and tense on the entry: a minimalist rose cavethat is based on freshness and poise rather than delivering fruit intensity. It is adelicate, very pretty, harmonious Cava rose that is sensual and alluring. Who needsChampagne when Cava can be as good as this? Drink now-2015+ ”
Robert Parker Rating
Reserva Brut 2008, 90 points
De Nit 2008, 91 points
Manuel Raventós 1998, 94. Manuel Raventós 2002, 93. De Nit 2008, 90.Magnum La Finca 2005, 92.Silencis 2009, 92.Montserrat Blanc 2009, 91.11 d'Isabel Negra 2007, 93.11 d'Isabel Negra 2006, 91.
Manuel Raventós 2003, 97. La Finca 2005, 94.Elisabet Raventós 2005, 93.Silencis 2009, 90.
Manuel Raventós 2003, 92. Elisabet Raventós 2005, 92. La Finca 2005, 91. De Nit 2007, 9.11 d'Isabel Negra 2007, 93.Silencis 2009, 90.
Best sparkler Manuel Raventós 2003.Manuel Raventós 2003, a winner in the sparkling wines category at the 1st national wine press awards, 2010.The Spanish wine writers and journalists’ association (AEPEV) gave an award to Elisabet Raventós 2004 cava (D.O. Cava) in the sparkling wines category at the 2nd national wine press awards, 2010. These awards are to be presented on 27th March at the monastery of San Clodio, in Orense, Spain, in the presence of various representatives of the Galician authorities, the president of the Spanish academy of gastronomy, Rafael Anso...Raventós i Blanc received also the award of best rose wine, with La Rosa 2009.Only three spanish wineries has two awards: Vega Sicilia, Marqués de Riscal and Raventós i Blanc.
La Finca 2003, 91 points.L’Hereu, 90 points.Top rating by Robert Parker for a cava. “These are two of the best cavas on the long list of Spanish wines I have tasted, as well as being among the best value for money .” Robert Parker. Robert Parker rating system. 90-95: Extraordinary wines, of exceptional complexity and character. In a word, they are fabulous wines.
Joshua Greene, a critic of Italian wines and Spanish cavas, rates L’Hereu Reserva Brut cava from Raventós i Blanc as exceptional, giving it 92 points. He describes it as an opulent cava, with mineral notes and a discreet touch of citrus fruits such as lime. Its dark tones at the finish give it a wild, profound touch.
Raventós i Blanc, best sparkler.Manuel Raventós 2002 and Hereu from Raventós i Blanc in Wine Spectator, June 2010.Wine Spectator magazine highlights Manuel Raventós 2002 cava, with the highest score ever earned by a cava in this publication. It describes it as a cava with a rich range of flavours set in a light body with features of its own which make it a truly elegant cava.
De Nit, 92 points.L’Hereu, 92 points.Top rating by Stephen Tanzer’s International Wine Cellar for a cava.92 Tanzer points for Raventós i Blanc L’Hereu 2007 cava and for Raventós i Blanc De Nit 2007 cava.The respected international publication Wine Cellar, edited by the prestigious wine journalist and critic Stephan Tanzer, gives Raventós i Blanc the highest rating ever for a cava from this magazine.The critic Josh Reynolds of International Wine Cellar published his tasting notes in the 10th February 2010 issue.
The prestigious magazine Wine International Cellar, directed by Stephen Tanzer, has given Raventos i Blanc its maximum scores for a cava. February 2010.Josh Raynolds just published his reviews in the latest IWC and the 2007 L’Hereu and L’Hereu de Nit were the top rated Cavas in the entire tasting, both with 92 point scores.92 for Hereu de Raventós i Blanc 2007.92 for Raventós i Blanc de Nit 2007. The journalist Josh Raynols at International Wine Cellar has published its tasting notes on February 10.
Manuel Raventós cava, the winery’s prestige cuvée, wins best cava award.Manuel Raventós 2001 cava won first prize for a Spanish cava at the 7th Madrid Fusión international gastronomy summit held in Madrid on 20th, 21st and 22nd January.Madrid Fusión is the meeting place for professionals from the world of gastronomy and wine, as well as journalists from Spain and abroad, and is one of the essential dates in the wine competition organised by the Spanish union of wine tasters.The competition consists of three knock-out rounds. In the first two, the Spanish union of wine tasters makes a prior selection, by blind tasting, out of over 420 samples submitted from the most prestigious wineries in the country, which compete in four categories: white wines, red wines, sparkling wines and fortified and liqueur wines.The ten best wines in each category go into the finals, where they are assessed, again by blind tasting, by ten experts: four members of the Spanish union of wine tasters plus six international specialists.Manuel Raventós Gran Reserva Personal cava was born in the year 1991. After ten years making this sparkling wine, Manuel Raventós realised that the best wines always came from two specific plots on the Raventós estate. On this basis he made this unique cava which is born of the two landmark plots on the Raventós i Blanc estate: El Mirador and La Creueta del Coll.
Best Sparkler Manuel Raventós 2002.Manuel Raventós 2002 cava among the winners at the Elmundovino.com 2009 awards.Manuel Raventós 2002 cava has earned a special commendation at the Elmundovino.com awards, presented on 19th January in Madrid, during the celebration of the Metrópoli gala.Victor de la Serna, on presenting the diploma, stressed the similarity of Manuel Raventós cava “to the great champagnes”, though without trying to imitate them, he added. Manuel Raventós cava was born in the year 1991. After ten years making this sparkling wine, Manuel Raventós realised that the best wines always came from two specific plots on the Raventós i Blanc estate. On the basis of this he produced this unique cava with grapes from the two landmark plots on the Raventós i Blanc estate: El Mirador and La Creueta de Coll. Manuel Raventós 2002 cava is a select single-estate cava made from two grape varieties: Xarel.lo and Parellada, aged for 7 years in the bottle in the Raventós i Blanc cellars.
Manuel Raventós, 97.Gran Reserva de la Finca 2004, 91.Montserrat Blanc 2008, 88.Silencis 2008, 82.Raventós i Blanc de Nit 2006, 88.L’Hereu de Raventós i Blanc 2006, 87.
Magnum Gran Reserva de la Finca 2004, 92.Manuel Raventós 2001, 90.L’Hereu de Nit 2006, 90.L’Hereu de Raventós i Blanc 2006, 90.Elisabet Raventós 2003, 87.Silencis 2008, 91.Montserrat Blanc 2007, 87.Perfum 2008, 87.Isabel Negra 2005, 88.La Rosa 2008, 85.
Manuel Raventós 2002, 92.Elisabet Raventós 2004, 92.Gran Reserva de la Finca 2004, 92.Raventós i Blanc de Nit 2006, 91.
Manuel Raventós 2002, 90.
The easy guide to the best wine.100 wine recommendations.L’Hereu Raventós i Blanc 2007.
Manuel Raventós 2001.
Four Lacres.Manuel Raventós 2001, Two Lacres.Elisabet Raventós 2003, One Lacre.Gran Reserva de la Finca 2003, One Lacre.
Best Sparkler Manuel Raventos 2001.“In 1986, my grand father, Josep Maria Raventos i Blanc, founded the winery which now bears his name in the middle of a 90 – hectare estate which has been in his family since 1492.Today the estate comprises 44 plots which produce a range of distinctive cavas. It’s our love or the ground beneath our feet, our land, which drives us to create our own style of cava, The Raventos i Blanc Style: With all the depth, sparkle and expressiveness of their terroir that our cavas possess”.
Manuel Raventós 2002.The Spanish wine expert and writer Victor de la Serna has given the cava Manuel Raventos 2002 a special honour mention in the awards Elmundovino.com, the last 19 of January in Madrid. www.elmundovino.com.During the gala dinner Victor de la Serna said, at the moment he gave the award to Mr. Manuel Raventos, that this cavas was similar to many fantastic champagnes tought it did not wanted to immitate any of them.
La Finca 2003, 91 points.L’Hereu, 90 points.Top rating by Robert Parker for a cava“These are two of the best cavas on the long list of Spanish wines I have tasted, as well as being among the best value for money .” Robert Parker. Robert Parker rating system. 90-95. Extraordinary wines, of exceptional complexity and character. In a word, they are fabulous wines.
La Finca 2003, 91 points.L’Hereu, 90 points.The Wine Advocate nº 176 (April 2008). Robert Parker rating system. 90-95. Extraordinary wines, of exceptional complexity and character. In a word, they are fabulous wines. “These are two of the best cavas on the long list of Spanish wines I have tasted, as well as being among the best value for money .” Robert Parker.
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