If you mostly drink wines from New Age wine producers like South America, California, Australia or South Africa, Spanish wines are a great introduction to the Old World and Covides is the perfect winery to introduce you to finely aged wines as good as any vintage variety.
The legacy of Covides winegrowers' past generations gives it its mark of identity. From Gelida to El Vendrell, throughout Penedes more than 2.300 hectares of vineyards spread out over 50 municipalities form the vineyards of Covides Viñedos – Bodegas, an extraordinary diversification of lands which allow the making of a range of wines and cavas (the famous sparkling wine of Spain) of excellent quality and variety.
You'll mostly find Cava production in Catalonia in the northeast by Barcelona. Cava goes through the traditional method of secondary fermentation in the bottle to get its bubbles—like Champagne in France and Prosecco in Italy.Covides wines and cavas are the result of applying modern production techniques and the most innovative facilities.
The harvest takes place between late August and mid-October, in accordance to grapes ripening.
To make the white wines and cavas, they use local grapes varieties such as Macabeo, Xarel.lo and Parellada, and also international varieties like Chardonnay. Worthy of a special mention is the rosé cava, made only with red grapes of the Trepat variety. The red wines from Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Tempranillo, Syrah and Monastrell.
Fabeco Group Limited its local representatives has introduced a variety of premium and medium range of wines and cava(s) onto the Ghanaian market as sole distributors for Covides in Ghana and Ivory Coast.
The first step to experiencing these carefully aged and processed wines is tasting them.
Treat your taste buds to varieties such Cava Duc De Foix Semi Seco (semi sweet), Cava Duc De Foix Rosado Semi Seco (semi sweet rose), Cava Duc De Foix Special Reserve, Cava Duc De Foix White Wine Chardonnay, Duc De Foix Red Wine Merlot Barrica, Duc De Foix Red Wine Cabernet Sauvignon, Duc De Foix White Wine Xarelo, Duc De Foix Rose Wine Cabernet, Maria Amoros Semi Sweet Red Wine, Maria Amoros Semi Sweet White Wine, Maria Amoros Red Wine and Maria Amoros Chardonnay White Wine.
Don’t miss the opportunity to savor these carefully selected range of Spanish wine at a wine tasting event on Tuesday, august 2, 2017 at the Equator Bar of the La-Palm Royal beach hotel at 6pm. Its time to experience wine as connoisseur should.