Collalto Prosecco “Gaio” Extra Dry 2022

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Glera | Veneto | Italy | Sparkling Wine | Collalto | 2022 | 0,75 L | 11,5 %
About
Collalto Prosecco Conegliano-Valdobbiadene DOCG "Gaio" Extra Dry is a sparkling wine that captures the essence of its prestigious origins, the Conegliano-Valdobbiadene region, renowned for producing some of the finest Prosecco. Made from the Glera grape, this extra dry Prosecco offers a subtly sweet taste that is both elegant and refreshing, showcasing the meticulous care and tradition that Collalto dedicates to each bottle. The "Gaio" stands as a testament to the terroir's unique capacity to produce sparkling wines of exceptional quality and character, embodying the vibrant spirit of the Veneto region.
Producer
Collalto is a renowned Prosecco producer, deeply rooted in the rich winemaking tradition of the Veneto region in Italy, particularly within the picturesque hills of Conegliano-Valdobbiadene. This esteemed family-owned estate is celebrated for its dedication to quality and innovation, producing a range of Prosecco wines that beautifully express the terroir and varietal characteristics of the Glera grape. With a history that spans over a century, Collalto has established itself as a symbol of excellence in Prosecco, combining traditional methods with modern techniques to create sparkling wines that are enjoyed worldwide for their freshness, elegance, and distinctive fruity and floral notes.
Tasting notes

Upon tasting, “Gaio” reveals a delightful bouquet of white flowers, green apple, and pear, with a hint of citrus zest, leading to a palate that combines these fruity and floral notes with a creamy effervescence and a crisp, clean finish. The wine’s balanced acidity and subtle sweetness make it a versatile and inviting drink, perfect for any occasion.

Pairing

This Prosecco pairs beautifully with light appetizers, such as seafood canapés or prosciutto-wrapped melon, where its effervescence and acidity enhance the flavors of the dishes. It also complements a wide range of desserts, especially fruit tarts or creamy pastries, where its subtle sweetness and bubbly nature offer a refreshing counterbalance to the richness of the dessert.

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Collalto is a renowned Prosecco producer, deeply rooted in the rich winemaking tradition of the Veneto region in Italy, particularly within the picturesque hills of Conegliano-Valdobbiadene. This esteemed family-owned estate is celebrated for its dedication to quality and innovation, producing a range of Prosecco wines that beautifully express the terroir and varietal characteristics of the Glera grape. With a history that spans over a century, Collalto has established itself as a symbol of excellence in Prosecco, combining traditional methods with modern techniques to create sparkling wines that are enjoyed worldwide for their freshness, elegance, and distinctive fruity and floral notes.
Glera is a white grape variety primarily known for its use in the production of Prosecco. Glera-based wines often exhibit delicate floral aromas, with notes of white flowers, apple, pear, and sometimes hints of citrus fruits. On the palate, these wines are typically light-bodied, crisp, and refreshing, with bright acidity and flavors of green apple and pear.
Veneto is the home of the first Italian winemaking school, marking it the beginning point of wine tourism in Italy. This is one of the largest wine regions that allows to use more than 80 varieties of grapes. The most popular red varieties are Corvina and Rodinella - the first one gives wine a rich flavor and silky tannins, as well as charming aromas of cherries and herbs, while the second one provides wine with a beautiful ruby color with even more saturated cherry flavor. The leaders amongst white wines is Garganega that gives wine almond and honey flavors, and the popular, light and bubbly Glera.