RUSTICO Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore DOCG

RELEASE LOCATION:Consignment
VINTAGE:N/V
WINERY:Nino Franco Spumanti SRL
WINEMAKER:Primo Franco
COUNTRY:Italy
REGION:Veneto
DISTRICT:Valdobbiadene DOCG
VARIETAL:Glera
ALCOHOL PERCENTAGE:11.0%
RETAIL PRICE:$22.95
Stock Status: Yes

Per Case / Size: 750mLml

Intro: Nino Franco was founded in 1919 by Antonio Franco in Valdobbiadene. The winery is located at the foot of the Prealps, in the Venetian region and proud to be one of the oldest wineries in Valdobbiadene. Known for their Prosecco vine, the estate has been growing and evolving throughout four generations of producers. Antonio founded it, Nino expanded it, Primo improved international distribution and today, Silvia Franco is the future of the brand.

Description: Rustico is connected to the old local tradition of making wine using short second fermentation in the bottle and leaving the sediments in the wine. Although no longer the technique, the name has remained and is consdered to be a brand name.
100% Glera(traditionally called Prosecco) from classic production area hillside vineyards situated at medium to high altitude.

Vinification: Charmat method - Pressing, destemming, cooling of must and fermentation in steel tanks at controlled temperature. Second fermentation in ”cuve close”.

Flavours: Creamy, refreshing and balanced. Very fine, persistent, pleasant, and crisp, fruity and flowery.

Food Pairings: As an aperitif or with appetizer, with risotto or pasta. Very well coupled with snacks. Serving Temperature: 6° - 8° degrees

Review: JAMES SUCKLING Score: 90/100
WINE ENTHUSIAST Score: 89/100
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2017: GOLD Medal & BEST PROSECCO
2016: GOLD Medal