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Soledoro

Soledoro
NV Vino Spumante Brut, Prosecco DOC

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Fish

Category: Prosecco

Date Tasted:
Country: Italy
Alcohol: 11%
89 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$14.99
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Soledoro
NV Vino Spumante Brut, Prosecco DOC

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Fish

Category: Prosecco

Date Tasted:
Country: Italy
Alcohol: 11%
Straw color. Aromas and flavors of melon coulis, powdered almond cookie, and mossy earth with an tangy, finely carbonated, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a charming, medium-length finish conveying accents of honeyed lemon, kiwi and baby banana, and peach skin with well-integrated tannins and light oak flavor. A nice, easy drinking Prosecco with lively acidity and delicate tropical flavors.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Fruity, Crisp & Lively, Non-Oaky & Savory
Aroma Aroma: melon coulis, powdered almond cookie, and mossy earth
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with accents of honeyed lemon, kiwi and baby banana, and peach skin
Sweetness Sweetness: Dry-yet-Fruity
Enjoy Enjoy: Now-3 years Enjoy on its own
Recipes Pairing: White Sardines, Chicken Kebobs, Cobb Salad
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A nice, easy drinking Prosecco with lively acidity and delicate tropical flavors.

The Producer or Importer

Mack & Schuhle Inc.

The Producer or  Importer
104 Crandon Blvd, Suite 402
Key Biscayne, FL 33419
USA
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Prosecco

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Serve in a Champagne Flute
Prosecco is one of Italy's most beloved sparkling wines. Made primarily from the Glera grape (formerly known as Prosecco), it is generally made in two styles, frizzante (lightly sparkling) or as a traditional sparkling wine.

Most versions of Prosecco are made according to the Charmat (or Martinotti) method; unlike the classic method of Champagne, where the secondary fermentation takes place in a bottle, fermentation for Prosecco occurs in a steel tank. This is done as Prosecco is a lighter-styled sparkling wine and winemakers want to preserve as much freshness as possible. (Recently, a few producers have produced Prosecco via the classic method, but this is the exception.)

The most famous examples of Prosecco are from the Conegliano-Valdobbiadene area of the Veneto region, but the wine is also produced in other parts of Veneto and even in the neighboring region of Friuli. As the name has not been protected, Prosecco is also used as the name for inexpensive sparking wines made in such countries as Brazil, Argentina, Romania and Australia.

As Prosecco is generally priced in the low to mid-teens and has a reputation as a fun, easy-drinking sparkler, it has enjoyed tremendous sales success in the US and many countries. Consume these upon release; while a few examples can age, there is no reason not to enjoy Prosecco as fresh as possible. Drink on its own or with lighter meals (seafood, white meats, risotto) or with fresh fruit.