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Mionetto Prosecco Superiore Extra Dry

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750ML / 11% ABV
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750ML / 11% ABV

Winemaker Notes

Meticulously produced from grapes grown in the Prosecco Superiore DOCG zone, which make this wine the finest expression possible of the Glera grape. This elegant sparkling wine appears a distinctive, luminous straw yellow, with a long-lasting bead of pin-point bubbles. Its rich bouquet is redolent of floral essences and emphatic impressions of apple and peach, with a subtle touch of citrus.

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A creamy Prosecco, with a fine bead and lightly juicy acidity, layered with flavors of golden apple, lemon curd and crushed almond. Crisp and lacy in texture on the finish, with a lasting hint of candied pink grapefruit zest.
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Founded in 1887 by Francesco Mionetto in the small village of Valdobbiadene, Mionetto has an established reputation for quality, tradition and innovation. In the heart of the Prosecco region, Mionetto produces exceptional wines with consistent national and international acclaim.

Throughout Northeast Italy’s Prosecco region, from the Veneto to neighboring Friuli, it is readily acknowledged that Mionetto has been the driving force behind the fast-growing Prosecco wine category. The Mionetto story of global success draws on a blend of tradition and heritage, combined with carefully implemented innovation and sense of adventure. Thanks to Mionetto’s vision and hard work, Prosecco is enjoyed around the world today.

 Mionetto is one of the area’s oldest wine producers and has long-established relationships with star growers, ensuring a consistent supply of quality grapes year after year.

Prosecco hallmarks are freshness, lightness, delicacy and youth, with easy-to-love, fruity and ?oral ?avors, rather than the “biscuity,” yeasty notes often found in Champagne. Sergio Mionetto, grandson of Mionetto’s founder, was the ?rst to introduce the Charmat technique to the area in the years after WWII. Until then, Prosecco was made using the méthode champenoise (secondary fermentation in bottles). Unlike Champagne’s Chardonnay, Pinot Meunier or Pinot Noir, the delicate Glera grape lacked improvement with bottle aging, and rapidly lost quality within a few months. The Charmat method, by contrast, is ideal for extending the wine’s appealing freshness and fruit.

Absolute freshness is a mantra at Mionetto. It speaks volumes that Mionetto is the only Prosecco producer to bottle when an order comes in and not a moment sooner.

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Prosecco Superiore

Conegliano Valdobbiadene DOCG

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The wines of Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore DOCG represent Italy’s highest-quality designation in the Prosecco category. Situated approximately 30 miles north of Venice and 63 miles south of the Dolomites in the province of Treviso, Prosecco Superiore DOCG is defined by a limited geographic area that extends over 15 hillside towns, flanked by the municipalities of Conegliano to the east and Valdobbiadene to the west.

Hand harvesting and cultivation occur in the steep hillsides of Conegliano Valdobbiadene, the birthplace of Prosecco, and while incredibly labor-intensive, also drive quality grape selection and an artisanal approach throughout. To qualify as Prosecco Superiore DOCG, wines must contain at least 85% Glera. Other permitted varieties include Verdiso, Perera, and Bianchetta Trevigiana – but the aromatic Glera is the region’s star. Hardy and vigorous with hazelnut-colored shoots, Glera forms large, loose bunches of beautiful golden-yellow grapes that stand out against the bright green leaves of the vine.

Vines have been grown in Conegliano Valdobbiadene since ancient times. In 1876 Conegliano became home to the first enology school in Italy, an institution of learning and innovation. It fundamentally altered the future course of winemaking in the region, and indeed the entire country, by perfecting the Italian Method of sparkling wine production in autoclaves to preserve and enhance the aromas of the indigenous grape varieties. A Consortium of Conegliano Valdobbiadene producers was formed in 1963 and was instrumental in obtaining the very first Prosecco appellation in 1969. In 2009, Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco was elevated to a DOCG, Italy’s highest wine category. Conegliano, home to the enology school and research center, is known as the area’s cultural capital, while Valdobbiadene, with its high altitudes, dramatically steep hillsides and twisting contours, is devoted mainly to production.

While the vast majority (95%) of Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco is Spumante (sparkling or foamy), it is also made as a fizzy (Frizzante) wine, or even in a rare completely still version called Tranquillo. It comes in three different categories of residual sugar: “DRY,” with 17-32 grams of residual sugar per liter, is actually the sweetest; “Extra-Dry,” ranges from 12-17 grams; and Brut (0-12) is the driest category. Brut Nature or Zero Dossaggio Prosecco has less than 3 grams of residual sugar and Extra-Brut less than 6. Though most Prosecco is made in an autoclave, second fermentation in the bottle is still permitted under the DOCG guidelines, either in the traditional process known as Col Fondo (in which the sediment is left in the bottle) or Metodo Classico with sediment removed.

Due to the Conegliano Valdobbiadene’s complex geologic history, there is tremendous diversity of terroir between the eastern and western portions of the zone and even different sub zones and parcels within the same area. For this reason, in 2009 a sub-category called RIVE was created, which indicates a Prosecco made of grapes from one of 43 registered geographic areas. In order to qualify as a Rive, the grapes have an even lower maximum yield and the wine must be vintage dated. It is also possible to find Prosecco DOCGs made entirely from grapes of a single vineyard parcel.

Conegliano Valdobbiadene is currently shortlisted for inclusion as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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A term typically reserved for Champagne and Sparkling Wines, non-vintage or simply “NV” on a label indicates a blend of finished wines from different vintages (years of harvest). To make non-vintage Champagne, typically the current year’s harvest (in other words, the current vintage) forms the base of the blend. Finished wines from previous years, called “vins de reserve” are blended in at approximately 10-50% of the total volume in order to achieve the flavor, complexity, body and acidity for the desired house style. A tiny proportion of Champagnes are made from a single vintage.

There are also some very large production still wines that may not claim one particular vintage. This would be at the discretion of the winemaker’s goals for character of the final wine.

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