“MARK OF QUALITY DIFFERENTIATED”

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What is the Mark of Quality Differentiated Cueva?

It is a recognition as a figure of Food Quality of Castilla la Mancha, which has been awarded by the Ministry of Agriculture of Castilla-La Mancha and the European Union.
Guarantee stamp “Cueva” is used to recognize in the market the sparkling wines with Quality Certification, elaborated by the traditional method by the wineries of Villanueva de Alcardete (Toledo), grouping all together under the collective mark Cueva.

Meet Villanueva de Alcardete

Villanueva de Alcardete, also known as “The village of Cueva”, located in the province of Toledo, an unusual spot on the banks of Gigüela River and in the heart of La Mancha, with exceptional weather conditions which give the wines a special character.

Background

Elaboration of cuevas

The proven quality reaches a Cueva, has its origin in the vineyard. We use the most advanced technology for grape harvesting, the preparation and transportation to the wineries of Cueva, all this in order to take care of the grapes from harvest to obtain the must.

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Background

Wineries

Cuevas Santoyo

Alcardet

Bodegas Verdúguez

Bodegas Recuero

Latúe

Tasting

Ideal temperature

The right temperature to enjoy a glass of Cueva is very important, serving sparkling wine too cold, makes fragrances not express 100%. That is why proper serving temperature should be between 6º and 8º, being young and light which will be served colder.

Glasses

The Cueva should be served in glasses called “Flute”. These glasses are recognized because are tall, thin, conical at the top bottom, thus we can see the course of the bubble from the bottom of the glass to make that magnificent crown. It also makes the wine does not lose its effervescence and the flavors settle.

Service

The first is to remove the cork, for that we turn the bottle gently, never the cork, this way is easier because it allows pry the cork. The cork should rise gradually due to the pressure inside.

Wine Pairing

The Cueva, it is a wine that can accompany all dishes of a meal, whether for a cocktail or snack, as for a traditional or fusion cuisine, ideal accompaniment to the range Cave so wide that you can find on the market.

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