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Nino Franco Rustico, Prosecco di Conegliano-Valdobbiadene Superiore DOCG, Italy

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Average Price $15 (USD)
(Approx, ex-tax, all vintages)

Search Rank 2579 What is this?
Over all vintages, this was the 2579th most popular wine on Wine-Searcher last year.
Search rank last month: 2785th

Price History for Nino Franco Rustico, Prosecco di Conegliano-Valdobbiadene Superiore DOCG, Italy
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Grape Variety

Glera is a long-standing synonym of northern Italy's Prosecco grape, and the name by which it is now officially known. This green-skinned variety has been grown for hundreds of years in the Veneto and Friuli regions, most famously to produce sparkling Prosecco wines.

The Prosecco-Glera name change happened in 2009, when Prosecco di Conegliano-Valdobbiadene was promoted to full DOCG status (the highest level of Italian wine quality). In light of this promotion, it was decided that the name Prosecco should be reserved exclusively for wines covered by Italy's official Prosecco appellation titles, and should not be used for the grape variety. The European Union rat ...more


Region
  • Prosecco di Conegliano-Valdobbiadene is the DOCG title given to the finest Prosecco wines made in the Veneto wine region of north-eastern Italy. The wines may equally be labeled as 'Conegliano-Prosecco' or 'Valdobbiadene-Prosecco'. If they come from vineyards within the San Pietro di Barbossa area, just east of Valdobbiadene town, their chosen title may be followed by the mention 'Superiore di Cartizze'. For information about the wine style, see Prosecco Wines. For more information about the Prosecco grape variety, see Glera (Prosecco).

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  • Prosecco is a sparkling white wine from north-eastern Italy, specifically the Veneto and Friuli-Venezia Giulia wine regions. It is also the informal name for the grape variety used to make these wines, which is known officially as ...more

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