Di Maria Prosecco Prosecco DOC

11.0%
Cork
Glera
Italy
Prosecco
Casa Vinicola Botta

Prosecco DOC

Delicately fruity with a slightly aromatic bouquet this wine is excellent as an aperitif and is a perfect accompaniment to hors-d'oeuvres and delicate fish courses.

Vineyard techniques

The must is divided from the skins at once and then passed into a steel tank where it completes its fermentation for about 8-10 days at a controlled temperature of 18°C. Afterwards the wine is stored in a special tank with the addition of must which has the same alcohol content. The wine is left for a new fermentation until it gets the desired over-pressure (5 atmospheres). It is filtered again before bottling. Harvest Date: Second half of September; Cellaring: 2 years.

Winery Notes

The company was founded by Carlo Botter in 1928 as a small business selling local Veneto wines in barrels and demijohns. It took its first major step forward with the arrival of the second generation of the family. After the Second World War, brothers Arnaldo and Enzo began selling wine in bottles. They boosted the company’s presence on the Italian market and – most importantly – they began a constant process of expansion in other countries, which would become the company’s main source of income. In the 1970s and 1980s, Botter was able to keep up with the growing international market and expand its range. Some of its Veneto wines were now made on the family land in Motta di Livenza, near Treviso. They were joined by other wines made in the main Italian wine regions, as well as the production and sales of grape juice. The recently renovated Là di Motte estate epitomizes the family’s close ties with its homeland. Innovative technology and cultivation methods are used to closely monitor production in it’s 60 hectares of organic vineyards,its winery with a capacity of 1,500 tonnes and its cellar containing 400 barriques.

Tasting Notes

Pale light yellow in colour with fine perlage. Delicately fruity, slightly aromatic bouquet. Well balanced and light body. Harmonic at the taste. Excellent as an aperitif, it is a perfect accompaniement to hors-d'oeuvres and delicate fish courses. Also wonderful with fish and shellfish.

Key Selling Arguments

Gold Medal Winner for 'Best Sparkling Wine' - Harpers Wine & Spirit Design Awards 2012. Silver Medal Winner - Sommelier Wine Awards 2017. Available in 75cl & 200ml
Prosecco DOC

Awards

Harpers Design & Spirit Award Gold Sommelier Wine Awards 2017 Silver Medal

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