Country: Italy Region: Veneto
Varietal: Prosecco Vintage: NV
Colour: White Style: Sparkling
Description: Prosecco is a sparkling wine that doesn’t take itself too seriously. It is fruity with mostly apple and pear flavours. One of the keenest differences is the nose. Prosecco has a sweet scent whereas champagne can sometimes smell yeasty and have somewhat yeasty or toasty flavours. Prosecco has a lightness that separates it from champagne as well, making it perfect as an aperitif, or for, as it became famous at Harry’s Bar in Italy, blending in cocktails with complementary fruits, such as peaches in the Bellini. The most distinct difference, however, is the price tag, and that has a lot to do with the process in making Prosecco.
The wine pours a bright straw yellow colour, with some greenish hints; the nose is pleasant and fruity, with good intensity. It has a fresh flavor, and to the palate is pleasant and harmonious.
Food Match: Aperitif / Hors d'Oeuvres / Seafood / Veal