Nino Franco Primo Franco Prosecco Superiore DOCG 2017

Nino Franco Primo Franco Prosecco Superiore DOCG 2017

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Varietal
Glera
Region
Italy
Sub-Appellation
Valdobbiadene
Alcohol %
10.5

Overview

This is the eponymous Prosecco of 3rd generation winemaker Primo Franco. Smooth and creamy, Primo Franco is a single vineyard vintage Prosecco made exclusively from a specific parcel of a large vineyard located in Valdobbiadene. The parcel is always the same each year and produces top quality Glera. Smooth and creamy with a nice core of ripe grape and apple flavors that gain complexity on the finish.

Aging

30 day stay in bottles in the cellar before release.

Fermentation

Pressing, de-stemming, cooling of must and fermentation at a controlled temperature in "cuve close".

Winemaker

Primo Franco

Tasting Notes

Style

Creamy, Fruit Forward, Sweet, Velvety

Flavor

Almond, Apple

Aroma

Intense bouquet of exotic fruit and ripe apples with notes of almond and candied lemon peel.

Taste

The palate is typically sweet and fruity, balanced by an amiable acidity, finishing with a pleasant freshness.

Wine Ratings

90

Wine Spectator10/31/2019

Vibrant blood orange and passion fruit notes leap from this glass of this bright Prosecco, layered with racy acidity and a fine, zesty mousse. Spice and mineral details linger on the juicy finish.