Made with 100% glera grapes from the Prosecco area of northern Italy, this glowing wine is technically a Prosecco, however whereas most Proseccos get their bubbles by present process secondary fermentation in a metal vat earlier than being bottled (the Charmat technique), this wine by no means undergoes secondary fermentation in any respect. As a substitute, it’s bottled whereas major fermentation is happening, trapping the carbonation. This technique of making glowing wine known as pétillant-naturel or pét nat, which nonetheless isn’t all that widespread in Italy. Let’s give it a strive.
Popping the highest, a rush of yeasty notes bursts forth, a pure results of being aged on the lees and by no means eradicating (disgorging) them. The lees could be seen floating within the bottle, and the wine pours hazy pale yellow in shade. Within the glass, notes of lemon and orange citrus in addition to a contact of peach be part of the yeast on the nostril. On the palate, lemon citrus is dominant together with some orange and excessive acidity. The yeasty notice that was sturdy on the nostril is way lighter right here and the wine is fruity, however pretty dry. Because the wine warms, a lightweight salinity seems, offering attention-grabbing complexity. For followers of standard Prosecco, that is an thrilling, and pretty inexpensive, various type value attempting.
B+ / $22 / verovinogusto.com
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