Sunday, May 19, 2013

La Fornarina Valdobiadene Prosecco Superior Millesimato 2011

Date of Tasting: 6 April 2013
Wine Type: Sparkling White
Grape Varieties: 100% Glera
Alcohol: 11.5%
Origin: Veneto, Italy
Appellation: Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita (DOCG)
Expect to Pay: THB750 – 1,000 (retail price in Thailand)
Web: n.a.
Chubby Score: 86/100
Value for money: 6/10
Professional Rating: n.a.

Appearance: pale greenish yellow
Aroma: toasted almond and flowers
Palate: abundant of effervescence that rather fine, modest acidity and tangy fruits

Not even sure how I grab my hand on this bottle of prosecco by La Fornarina. Anyway, this is an enjoyable aperitif type of sparkling wine which shows some level of elegant but still lack complexity. This is for drinking now. Perhaps sushi or light fish course or oyster should match well with it.

Score Explanation
95+ = classic and extraordinary
90+ = outstanding in its class
85+ = recommended wine with some degree of enjoyment
80+ = drinkable occasionally

WA = Wine Advocate
WS = Wine Spectator
JR = Jancis Robinson
DC = Decanter
JS = James Suckling
BH = Burghound

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