ALESSANDRO GALLICI PROSECCO (MAGNUM) NV LAITHWAITES, PS28 TOP of sparkling wine sales globally is Prosecco, and in terms of quality and value Alessandro Gallici's is one of the best, which is made from the finest Glera
The prosecco grape glera
was joined in the bottle with a touch of chardonnay and pinot bianco.
| Tesco Finest Pignoletto, Vino Spumante Brut, Italy (PS8.50, Tesco): From northern Italy, pignoletto has been cited as the new prosecco - and while it's reminiscent of the gentle, blossomy and peachy notes of the glera
grape (that makes prosecco), it's dryer than its more famous cousin, with juicy apple and pear flavours and a floral, fresh finish.
While it's reminiscent of the gentle, blossomy and peachy notes of the glera
grape (that makes prosecco), it's dryer, with juicy apple and pear flavours and a floral, fresh finish.
The wine would be a blend of Glera
, the traditional white grape and pinot noir.
Prosecco white wine is made from Glera
grapes, which were formerly known as Prosecco.
Gra'it uses seven Italian wine grapes-sangiovese, nebbiolo, moscato d'asti, corvina, glera
, aglianico and nero d'avola-to create a blended distillate that's aged for 12 months in Slavonian oak casks, resulting in a smooth, flavorful and cocktail-friendly spirit.
Prosecco's grape is Glera
, grown almost exclusively in Italy's Prosecco region, which -- given the grape's simplicity -- is a good thing.
Freixenet has moved away from its Spanish roots to create Italian Sparkling Rose (RRP PS12, Tesco, 11% abv) which is a blend of the glera
grape (at the heart of prosecco wines) and pinot noir.
Comio con sus amigos en la cabana de La Glera
, a 2.000 metros de altura; ceno en el asador Borrullan, especializado en el entrecot a la brasa; y tomo el aperitivo en el bar de su hotel, donde coincidio con un cumpleanos infantil.
Rival budget chain Lidl's version, the cheapest of all 10 at PS5.99, languished in ninth with posh Waitrose at the very bottom with its PS7.49 NV Glera
Pignoletto is the grape and it's produced in bologna in Italy's emilia-romagna region, while Prosecco, made mainly with the Glera
grape comes from the Veneto area, both being in the north east.