Cantine Maschio Prosecco Brut
Non-Vintage Sparkling Wine from Veneto, Italy
Light straw yellow in color with a lively froth. Bouquet of white peach and orange blossoms. Fruit forward, with peach and almond flavors.
Prosecco Brut makes an ideal aperitif and also pairs wonderfully with antipasto and hors d'oeuvres, light fish dishes, sushi and sashimi, fresh fruit, and pastries. Serve chilled.
Wine & Spirits - "Riunite's entry into the Prosecco game offers an edgy, fresh peach and peppercorn-scented sparkler. It's bright with the greenness of chlorophyll and a peppery burst in the end. Delicious with prosciutto."
Cantine Maschio Winery
Cantine Maschio is one of Italy’s leading producers of stellar quality Prosecco, known for delivering a fresh and lively Prosecco taste – which stands up even to the discerning palates of the Italians themselves. The Prosecco grape, which thrives in northeastern Italy’s Veneto region, delivers soft peach and melon flavors and is luscious from tantalizing start to refreshing finish. View all Cantine Maschio Wines
Notable FactsThe wine of Soave is most common white wine made here. Occasionally you can find an exceptional Soave, but for the most part the wine is easy-drinking and refreshingly pleasant. For the reds, the most popular are Amarone and Valpolicella – both made primarily from the good structured Corvina grape. While Amarone is always made in the recioto method (drying out the grapes to intensify the flavor), Valpolicella has a few different levels. Amarone is made from very ripe grapes, which are then dried and then pressed, producing an opulent, concentrated, full-bodied wine that has a distinctive and powerful taste that stays with you. Not for the lighter fare meal, this wine is almost port-like and delicious with cheese and/or dessert. Valpolicella can also be made in the recioto method, but it's more often found in a dry style – the wine goes up in rank, from Valpolicella to Valpolicella Classico to Valpolicella Classico Superiore. And finally, the bubbly of Veneto – Prosecco. Made from the same-named grape, Prosecco is less fizzy than Champagne and occasionally has a slight sweetness. It's absolutely delicious as a value aperitif.
A little ditty about Italy...This country has about as many wines as its had governments. With 20 different regions, hundreds of DOCs and even more indigenous varieties, the amount of wine made in Italy is mind-boggling. Most of the juice, however, remains in the country for thirsty Italians. Wine is food in Italy and its rare that a meal is consumed without a glass of vino. That said, it's not common to find many folks drinking wine without food either. In turn, it's a match, and a mighty good one at that. In fact, it's safe to say that Italian wine is a foodie wine – one that goes on the table for a myraid of meals.
For regions, the most popular are Tuscany (home of Chianti), Piedmont and the Tre-Venezie, which includes Veneto, Trentino Alto-Adige and Friuli. Other communes of note are in Southern Italy, and a few good wines are made elsewhere in the country. The islands of Sardinia and Sicily are members of the Italian winemaking community as well.
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7 ratings, 6 with reviews53/26/2014Loved this Procecco, didn't last long. Will purchase more in the future.shiprock - Johns Island, SC112/23/2014AwfulTechsan68 - Gaithersburg, MD411/24/2013A nice Prosecco for the price. Good bouquet and the carbonation is not overpowering.Ronald Howanec - Bridgeport, CT511/13/2013This is dry, but not too dry. It has a very pleasant flavor with definite peach and citrus fruit overtones. It's quite delicious and I liked it very much. I wish I bought more.JPK - Pittsburgh, PA111/3/2012About the worst sparkling wine I have ever tasted. A bitter taste that could not even be masked in a mimosa.59/4/2012ksw - Miami, FL57/25/2012Really enjoying this choice as are friends.
Alcohol By Volume GuideMost wine ranges from 10-16% alcohol by volume. Some varietals tend to have higher (for example Zinfandel and Cabernet Sauvignon) or lower alcohol levels (Pinot Noir and many white varietals), but there is always some variation from producer to producer. Some wine falls outside of this range, for instance Port weighs in closer to 20%, while Muscat and Riesling are usually a bit below 10%.
Wine Style Guide
Light & Crisp
- Light to medium bodied wines that are high in acid and light to medium fruit. Typically no oak.
Fruity & Smooth
- Light to medium bodied wines with lots of juicy fruit, typically medium acid and medium oak.
Rich & Creamy
- Full bodied wines that have typically undergone malo-lactic fermentation and/or spent time in oak.
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