Full Review

Ciao Bella

Ciao Bella
2022 Rosé, Prosecco DOC

Pair this wine with:
Chicken

Category: Rose Prosecco

Date Tasted:
Country: Italy
Alcohol: 11% RS: 1.5%
92 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$14
Best Buy

Ciao Bella
2022 Rosé, Prosecco DOC

Pair this wine with:
Chicken

Category: Rose Prosecco

Date Tasted:
Country: Italy
Alcohol: 11% RS: 1.5%
Light steely pink color. Aromas and flavors of peach, raspberry taffy, spiced pear, and white cranberry with a full body and a long finish manifesting shades of white raspberry, peach and pear, strawberry gelato, and cantaloupe. A welcoming everyday Prosecco with just enough Pinot Noir to add both color and a complexity of delicate red fruits in balance with the classic peach and pear flavors.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Spicy & Complex
Aroma Aroma: peach, raspberry taffy, spiced pear, and white cranberry
Taste Flavor: white raspberry, peach and pear, strawberry gelato, and cantaloupe
Sweetness Sweetness: Dryish
Enjoy Enjoy: Now-3 years Enjoy on its own
Recipes Pairing: Oven Fried Chicken, Chicken Kebobs, Cobb Salad
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A welcoming everyday Prosecco with just enough Pinot Noir to add both color and a complexity of delicate red fruits in balance with the classic peach and pear flavors.

The Producer

Precept Wine

The Producer
1910 Fairview Ave East, Ste 400
Seattle, WA 98102
USA
1 206-267-5252

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Rose Prosecco

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Serve in a Champagne Flute
Prosecco is one of Italy's most beloved sparkling wines and now wine lovers the world over can fall in love with its newest recognized category: Rose Prosecco. 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 Rose 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 Rose Prosecco as fresh as possible. Drink on its own or with lighter meals (seafood, white meats, risotto) or with fresh fruit.