The German supermarket's Castellore Prosecco Frizzante
will now set you back just [pounds sterling]3.99 a bottle (down from [pounds sterling]5.49) while its Castellore Prosecco Spumante DOC is down from [pounds sterling]5.99 to [pounds sterling]4.99.
| Tesco Finest Lambrusco DOC Frizzante
, Reggiano, Italy (PS7, Tesco).
Rivamonte Prosecco Frizzante
PS6.49 at Majestic Prosecco comes in various forms.
: If your sparkling wine has the Italian word frizzante
on the label it means it is semi-sparkling.
, or 'sparkling evening', will celebrate the fancy Italian fizz with two hours of free-flowing bubbles, plus a generous selection of crostini, pizza, and other small bites.
Last year's surge in excise duty has taken the fizz out of the drinks for many and has forcing them to downgrade to frizzante
wines - lightly sparkling versions with no closed cork.
In addition, Cavit Chardonnay now features an "Oak Zero" designation to reflect its unoaked style, and Cavit Moscato is now available in a screwcap bottle to better preserve its vibrant frizzante
For a standout style that will keep its verve long after the speeches, try Prosecco Frizzante
, Treviso, Fabio Ceschin, Italy (PS9.30, www.tanners-wines.co.uk) pictured right.
Isola Verde (3.30), sister to high-class sprinter Frizzante
, is fancied to make the most of a drop in grade for trainer James Fanshawe.
JULY CUP BY RPR How last ten winners rate 2012 Mayson 124* 2011 Dream Ahead 124 2010 Starspangledbanner 125 2009 Fleeting Spirit 122 2008 Marchand D'Or 122 2007 Sakhee's Secret 124 2006 Les Arcs 122 2005 Pastoral Pursuits 124 2004 Frizzante
119 2003 Oasis Dream 128 *provisional
A vibrant pale green straw color, Jacob's Creek Moscato is light and refreshing on the palate, with a delicate "frizzante
" style that's a balance of zesty acidity and soft fruit sweetness.
Wines are Chardonnay Rose Frizzante
, Bancroft Bridge Chardonnay and Merlot/Cabernet.