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Toffoli Prosecco

Toffoli Prosecco 750ML     
Sku: 8505

Since 1964, the Toffoli family has been producing the finest wines of their region at the northern end of the Prosecco di Conegliano-Valdobbiadene appellation. It began when Gabriele Toffoli’s father Vincenzo, who was a gifted grafter of vines in the 1950’s, bought five hectares of land which he planted to vines. Today, most of the operations around the winery fall into Gabriele’s hands, but his two brothers, Sante (the former mayor) and Luciano, also help in the vineyard. An additional five hectares are now leased from a neighbor due to demand for their Prosecco.

Tasting notes
Pale straw-yellow color with fine and persistent beading. Full, crisp, elegant and fresh.

Wine maker notes
Prosecco can be fermo (still), frizzante (slightly effervescent), or spumante (which only means sparkling in Italian, and has nothing to do with sweet). Prosecco undergoes the Charmat process, which is preferred because it is faster than Methode Champenoise, enabling the wine to get to the market with all its wonderful freshness. Prosecco s wonderful aperitif.

Technical notes
Spumante Brut, NV (95% Prosecco, 5% Verdiso). The hand-picked grapes are pressed whole using a vacuum press prior to fermentation in stainless steel. The secondary fermentation is carried out through the Charmat method for a minimum of 60 days.

Other text
A classic use for Prosecco is in the Bellini cocktail, invented by Harry Cipriani at his famous bar in Venice. In a sparkling wine glass, mix one part white peach purée and two or three parts Prosecco. Pour carefully, as the marriage of the two ingredients is quite tempestuous, and the glass will quickly foam over. If possible, set a comfortable rocking chair on a shady porch overlooking a sun-splashed yard, sip and enjoy

Food pairing
A classic use for Prosecco is in the Bellini cocktail, invented by Harry Cipriani at his famous bar in Venice. In a sparkling wine glass, mix one part white peach purée and two or three parts Prosecco. Pour carefully, as the marriage of the two ingredients is quite tempestuous, and the glass will quickly foam over. If possible, set a comfortable rocking chair on a shady porch overlooking a sun-splashed yard, sip and enjoy!

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Country: Italy
Region: Veneto
Sub-Region: Prosecco di Conegliano-Valdobb
Grape Varietal: Prosecco
Type: Sparkling
 
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