Prosecco is a sparkling wine made primarily in Veneto, Italy, close to Treviso which is about 15 miles (24 km) North of Venice. Made primarily with Prosecco (Glera) grapes.
Region: Veneto, Italy (Prosecco DOC hills).
Winery: Felipe Staiti Wines.
Grape: Glera (known as Prosecco). A slightly aromatic white grape of Lombardy, the Veneto and Friuli Venezia Giulia. It is also known as Serprin.
Color: Light straw yellow.
Aroma: Pleasantly fruity with hints of golden apple and elegant hints of acacia flowers.
Palate: Fresh and smooth with a harmonic finish.
Perlage: Fine and persistent.
Pairing: Shellfish, vegetables, aperitifs, snacks, cured meat.
Temperature: 6°-8° C
Alcohol: 11% vol.
Glera (known as Prosecco): A slightly aromatic white grape of Lombardy, the Veneto and Friuli Venezia Giulia. It is also known as Serprin.
Production process: Martinotti-Charmat method: Also called the bulk method, tank method, cuve close or charmat method, it consists in provoking the second fermentation inside closed pressurized tanks. Then the carbonated wine is bottled. These wines are less expensive, usually ready for sale sooner and made in large quantities.