Mionetto Luxury Cartizze DOCG Dry
Italy - Veneto
Valdobbiadene Superiore di Cartizze DOCG – the pinnacle of Prosecco’s quality pyramid; Cartizze is the ‘Grand Cru’ of Prosecco. A sub-zone within the Conegliano-Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore DOCG, comprised of 246 acres of the steepest vineyard sites, located at the highest elevations within the appellation. Cartizze is a patchwork of diverse soil types and micro-climates, known for yielding the finest expressions of Glera.
100% hand-harvested Glera sourced from the prized micro-zone of Valdobbiadene Superiore di Cartizze – the lowest designated yields in the Prosecco DOC
Wine made from the soft pressing of the grapes with must separated from the skins. Secondary fermentation (Charmat method) in temperature-controlled stainless steel.
Luminous golden highlights, fine, yet persistent perlage.
Multi-faceted bouquet introduced by intense notes of apple and pear, with citrus undertones, and a touch of fresh hazelnuts.
Cartizze is soft, creamy, well-balanced, and elegant, with notes of glazed almonds on the finish.
Cartizze is lovely alone, AND makes a versatile dinner companion. An admirable match for a variety of foods including: raw and cooked shellfish, lighter white fish entrees, sushi, spicy Thai, and Indian dishes. Cartizze is also an excellent accompaniment to cakes, pastries, fruit salads, and tarts.