Astoria “Lounge” Prosecco has very fine and persistent bubbles with straw yellow and greenish reflections. The floral aromas, with generous amounts of pear and Golden Delicious apple accents, linger on the harmonious and creamy palate.
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The fruit is sourced from the Astoria Estate vineyard “Val de Brun” in the rolling hills of Veneto just north of Venice. The vineyards are oriented north-south and west-east with 4,500 vines per hectare, with an average vine age of 12-years-old. The grapes are harvested by hand in small lots. A soft pressing occurs and the juice is placed in stainless steel tanks for a brief cold maceration. Before the primary fermentation process is concluded, the wine is run into a pressurized tank where a secondary fermentation takes place allowing it to become a sparkling wine. After bottling the wine is bottle aged for over 6 weeks before being released.
Pairs well with chicken, stuffed mushrooms, very food-friendly, prosciutto, pasta with creamy sauces, spicy dishes or seafood.
Astoria Vini is a family owned company with the 3rd generation family member Giorgio Polegato overseeing all winemaking for the winery. The Astoria family estate consists of 50 hectares of planted vineyards in the Veneto Region of Italy. The vision of the winery is to consistently produce the highest level of wines that can be enjoyed not only in Italy but around the world. In particular the “Lounge” Prosecco which has quickly become the leading on premise Prosecco in all of Italy is prominently…