Lc Villa Prosecco Millesimato Extra DryGlera from Italy
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"Prosecco Lc Villa is soft crushing in purity and under controlled temperature, natural fermentation in pressure tank of about 30 days. straw yellow with greenish tinges color....
- 90 Wine Library
90 Wine Library
"It just doesn't get any better than this. Dollar for dollar, this is one of the best bottles of Prosecco we have ever been able to offer. A great buy by the case!"
"Prosecco Lc Villa is soft crushing in purity and under controlled temperature, natural fermentation in pressure tank of about 30 days. straw yellow with greenish tinges color. Fresh and dry, amiable and velvety aromas. Fruity Bouquet with apple, pear and flowery hints palate. Its excellent with appetisers & fish hors d'oeuvre, pasta with cream sauces. barbecued chicken, fresh cheeses." - Winery
The name of the varietal, Prosecco, comes from the once Slovenian village of Prosecco that became a part of North-eastern Italy in 1918. It is a white grape variety that has been cultivated since 1800, on the hillsides in this region centered on Valdobbiadene. It is best know for its delicate and aromatic fruit and floral flavors most frequently in the form of sparkling wine.
After pressing of the grapes and clarification of the must, primary fermentation takes place in stainless steel vats for 10 days. After fermentation is complete, a second fermentation occurs in glass-lined tanks over 45 days. This process, known as Charmat, produces the bubbles to create the sparkling wine while preserving the inherent freshness of the Prosecco grape (an advantage over the more time-intensive Champagne method).