The Asolo DOCG region is located an hour north of Venice. More of a medieval village than a bustling city, Asolo is famous for its sparkling wine made in the Charmat method from the Glera grape. The difference between prosecco made in Asolo is it's freshness which is attributed to the region's high altitudes and Morainic soils. This prosecco from Borgo San Pietro is a wonderful representation of the region; fresh, fruity and soft with a harmonious finish.
Palate: Fresh, Fruity, Citrus, White Flowers, Stone Fruit
Nose: Exotic Fruit, Apple, Pear, Floral
Pairings: Fish, Aperitivo, Fresh Prawns, Oysters, Cured Meat
"Wines should be tasted; some should only be sipped, but with others, drink the whole bottle.”
Tucked in the north-eastern corner of Italy, Veneto is the countries largest wine producing region, known for the world’s most popular sparkling wine Prosecco and Pinot Grigio. The appellations of Valpolicella and Soave also both making fantastic table and premium wines. The most planted grape in the region is Glera, the grape used to produce Prosecco. Other popular varietals include Garganega, Merlot, and Corvina.