Full Review

Cavit

Cavit
NV Prosecco DOC

Pair this wine with:
Cheese Chicken

Category: Prosecco

Date Tasted:
Country: Italy
Alcohol: 11% RS: .18%
89 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$14.99
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Cavit
NV Prosecco DOC

Pair this wine with:
Cheese Chicken

Category: Prosecco

Date Tasted:
Country: Italy
Alcohol: 11% RS: .18%
Straw green color. Inviting aromas of white raspberry, fresh rosemary, and cantaloupe with a satiny, lively, frothy, fruity medium body and a tingling, interesting, medium-length fresh pineapple, ripe peaches and pears, and sea salt finish with no oak. A concentrated Prosecco with lively acidity for perfect cheese pairings.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Crisp & Lively, Fruity, Juicy & Smooth & Non-Oaky
Aroma Aroma: white raspberry, fresh rosemary, and cantaloupe
Taste Flavor: fresh pineapple, ripe peaches and pears, and sea salt
Sweetness Sweetness: Fruity
Enjoy Enjoy: Now on its own
Recipes Pairing: Gorgonzola, Chicken Kebobs, Cobb Salad
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A concentrated Prosecco with lively acidity for perfect cheese pairings.

The Producer or Importer

Palm Bay International

The Producer or  Importer
48 Harbor Park Drive
Port Washington, NY 11050
USA
1 800-872-5622

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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.