Spanish Freixenet makes Italian Prosecco

The Cava house Freixenet has for some time been looking east towards the Italian Prosecco competitors. And now we see the result. Freixenet is launching its on Prosecco DOC and Prosecco DOCG. The two wines were presented at ProWein, the big wine fair that recently took place in Dusseldorf.

The wines are made by the large cooperative La Marca in Treviso. The cooperative has 5000 hectares at its disposal, divided between as many growers. The vineyards are in the areas covering the Prosecco DOC and Conegliano Valdobbiadene DOCG.The Freixenet Prosecco is said to have around 17 grams of dosage which puts it into the category of “extra dry”. 17 grams of sugar gives a soft wine with a discreet acidity. Read more:

A glass of Italian bubbly wine being poured

A glass of Italian bubbly wine being poured, copyright BKWine Photography

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