Le Contesse Frizzante.
Prosecco DOC , Valdobbiandene, Italy
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Le Contesse was founded in the early seventies and specializes in the production of highly esteemed sparkling wines and DOC wines. The winery is located at the beautiful foothills of Conegliano and Valdobbiandene.
Nothing is lacking in this winery and it is equipped with the most up to date technology. This, along with experienced oenologists, ensure the winery’s success in making great quality sparkling wines fermented naturally. Of course, we can't forget the grapes and their painstaking selection is paramount to the intriguing aromas and flavours of the Le Contesse range.
"Opulently scented nose leads to fresh, crisp apple, pear and peach, with a lack of sugary overtones."
"Nice clean peach and red apple on nose and palate. Not too sweet. Bit of a mould breaker - no pear flavours."
Influenced in equal measures by Alpine breezes and the Adriatic Sea, the regions enviable position bestows it with a refreshingly cool climate, an abundance of sunny days and lush vegetation. The cool Prosecco di Conegliano-Valdobbiadene DOC, in the province of Treviso and near the alpine Belluno province, is a land of steep hills, generous rainfall, and cold winters. The Piave River, which helps to regulate the climate here, slices through the regions heart. Poor soil, a varying mix of marl, clayey limestone, marine sandstone and rough clay, draws out Proseccos creamy yet fresh peach notes, the wines signature aroma