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2012 Vino Dei Fratelli Champagne & Sparkling Wine "Prosecco Extra Dry"

Winery: Vino Dei Fratelli

Vintage: 2012

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Prosecco Extra Dry"

Wine Category: Champagne & Sparkling Wine

Grape blend: 100% Glera

Region: Veneto

State or country: Italy

Price: $16

Cases produced: unknown

KWG Score: 88 (based on 1 review)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (88)

Review date: January 4, 2016

Wine Review: This is another easy-drinking Prosecco. The apricots and peaches are present, as they should be. Along with these stone fruits are notes of ginger snaps, tamarind, and lemon zest. This sparkler has an interesting mix of sweet and spicy flavors that keeps the palate on edge wondering what flavor will pop up next. The fruit flavors don't hold on as well as the spicy flavors making the finish medium in length and just slightly disjointed. - Nicolay

Winemaker Notes: Straw yellow with green reflections, this Prosecco imparts a fruity bouquet, with hints of golden apples. The palate is lush and fruity with balanced minerality on the finish.

Organic status: not organic

Buy it: Use 1000 Corks to find stores that sell Vino Dei Fratelli Prosecco.

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