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Harvest and Vinification Notes
Geographically, Prosecco is associated with the hills of the Northern region of Italy known as the Veneto region. The unique soils and micro-climates of the area are perfect for cultivating the Prosecco grape.
This wine is produced using the charmat method, in which secondary fermentation takes place in stainless steel tanks to guarantee a cleaner finish. Prosecco serves as an increasingly popular alternative to Champagne and is Italy’s answer to refreshing, well-made sparkling wine at a reasonable price.
An elegant and pleasant sparkling wine with a light golden straw color, delicate nose, and fresh crisp taste of green apple. Its slightly sweet nature is balanced by moderate acidity and light bubbles.
- •Varietal content: 100% Prosecco
- •Region: Veneto
- •Appellation: D.O.C.
- •Alcohol level: 11% by volume
- •Content: 750 ml / 12 units in a case
Serves well as an aperitif but can also be paired with antipasto, seafood, pasta with creamy sauces, and desserts.
Well-chilled between 42° F and 46° F in a champagne flute or narrow-mouth white wine glass. The bottle should be carefully opened by hand. To open remove the foil, then twist and remove the wire. Point the bottle neck away from your body then slowly remove the cork twisting by hand and making sure the wine does not spill when opened!
The Veneto region is located in Northeastern Italy, lying between the foothills of the Alps and the top of the Adriatic Sea. This ribbon of land, nestled among picturesque vineyards, is home to charming cities such as Verona, Vicenza, Padova, Treviso, and Veneto’s crowning beauty: Venice. Veneto offers numerous combinations of microclimates, thanks to the Dolomites blocking cold temperatures from central Europe, indigenous grapes and wine traditions that hold their own in spectacular fashion. No other region boasts such winemaking diversity in such close proximity. From hearty reds to fragrant sparklers, these radically unique expressions are representative of what drives Italy’s global wine success. Geography might help explain why this region is home to so many individual pockets of wine but it is especially the agricultural and entrepreneurial spirit of its people to make this area one of the leading wine making region in the world.