Hyland’s pick of Asolo Prosecco
Bele Casel, Colfòndo 2014 92 N/A UK www.belecasel.com Aromas very similar to an Italian blonde beer, with notes of lemon rind and a hint of brown sugar. Rich midpalate, lengthy finish, good acidity, great complexity; very much in the style of a natural wine, this has evolved
beautifully. Drink 2018-2023 Alcohol 11% Ida Agnoletti, Selva N. 55 NV 91 N/A UK www. idaagnoletti. it Aromas of magnolia, lemon rind, cereal grain and sunflower oil. Very good persistence and acidity on the palate, with wonderful complexity; off-dry. Proof that a frizzante can offer notable quality and character. Drink 2018-2021 Alc 11.5% Pat del Colmèl, Superiore Extra Dry NV 90 N/A UK www. patdelcolmel. it Aromas of dried apricot, gum leaves, ginger and lilacs. Beautiful freshness and clarity, with a lightly sweet finish that’s backed by lively acidity. Much more character than the typical Extra Dry Prosecco. Drink 2018-2020 Alc 11% Loredan Gasparini, Cuvée Indigena Extra Brut 2015 90 £ 20 3Venice Wine Deep yellow colour, with exotic fruit notes of banana, mango and pineapple on the nose. Lightly sweet on the palate, this offers delicate flavours, but precise varietal character too. Makes for an ideal aperitif.
Drink 2018-2020 Alc 11.5% Case Paolin, Col Fondo NV 90 £ 15-£ 17 Vini Italiani, WoodWinters Slightly cloudy appearance, with a delicate yellow hue. Aromas of yeasty notes, lemon rind, lemon oil and lilacs. Very good concentration and persistence, with a light touch of yellow spice in the finish. Beautiful texture. Drink 2018-2021 Alc 11.5% Cirotto, Superiore Extra Brut 2017 90 £ 22.99 Just Perfect Wines Inviting aromas of acacia flowers and melon; rich mid-palate, quite dry, ideal balance and a clean finish with impressive persistence. Complex and rich enough for lighter seafood. Drink 2018-2021 Alc 11.5% Bele Casel, Extra Brut NV 90 £ 14.95 Berry Bros & Rudd Perfumes of pear, grapefruit and cream. Medium-full with excellent persistence, this is very dry with good finesse and harmony; it should evolve nicely over the next two years. Drink 2018-2020 Alc 11% Martignago, Xero NV 89 N/A UK www. martignago.wine White peach and melon aromas on the nose. This is quite rich on the palate, with an extremely dry finish that is somewhat surprising for Prosecco. It lacks finesse, but there’s plenty happening on the palate.
Drink 2018-2021 Alc 11.5% Montelvini, Superiore Extra Brut NV 88 £ 14.99 Robinsons Expressive perfumes of ginger, jasmine and green apple. Medium-full, this is subtle in its delivery and is dry, with very good acidity and varietal character.
Drink 2018-2020 Alc 11.5% Amadio, Superiore Brut NV 88 £ 12 Waud Wines Clean and dry on the palate, this is beautifully made, offering aromas of red apple, melon and lilies. Lovely varietal character; beautifully fresh and delicious.
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