Category Archives: Lombardia

Lombardy Without the Bubbles Versus New World Competition

After a flight of sparkling wines from Franciacorta, this round goes still. Ca’ del Bosco Terre di Franciacorta DOCG Maurizio Zanella 2005 This is a concentrated white wine with layers of flavor and lots of acidity to frame it. 80% … Continue reading

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Italian Bubbles

This flight demonstrates the contrasting taste profiles in the methode champenoise wines of Franciacorta and the tank feremented Prosecco of the Veneto. Bellavista, Franciacorta, Cuvee Brut nv Fresh and dry, this wine is 80% Chardonnay, with the balance Pinot Bianco … Continue reading

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