The 2008 Kripta Gran Reserva Brut Nature is packaged in a bottle with a rounded bottom designed so that it cannot be placed on the table, only in an ice bucket. It receives extended bottle aging and is sourced from the estate’s oldest vineyards. It offers up a refined, complex, delicate bouquet, persistent small bubbles, mouth-filling flavors, and exceptional length. Impeccably balanced and with a seductive finish, it can compete with the best of Champagne. The Agusti Torello Mata Cavas rank with the best I have tasted. Eighty percent of the production is sold in Spain; only 20% is exported. They are all vintage dated and have the disgorgement date on the back label.