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NV La Gioiosa et Amorosa Prosecco di Treviso, Veneto, Italy

Wine Notes

Style: Brut

Tasting note: Light, fresh, robust fizz. Clean, balanced, uncomplicated. (09-Jul-2005) [Bob Campbell]

Price Range of 750ml bottle, ex-tax in USD
Average: $12   From: $10   To: $12

Search Rank 6375 What is search rank?
Over all vintages, this was the 6375th most popular wine on Wine-Searcher last year. Search rank last month: 8146th

Score: 82. When to drink: 2010+
The Wine-Searcher score of 82/100 is calculated from the following wine critic scores:
Critic Score When to drink
85/100    
80/100    
15/20   2010+
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Awards
Award Organization Award Year Result
International Wine Challenge 2013 Silver
Energetic creamy mousse. Restrained green apple and quince aromas. Broad creamy palate with integrated tangy apricot laced finish.
Decanter World Wine Awards 2012 Commended
Decanter World Wine Awards 2012 Bronze
International Wine & Spirit Competition 2012 Silver
International Wine Challenge 2012 Bronze
International Wine & Spirit Competition 2011 Bronze
International Wine Challenge 2011 Commended
Decanter World Wine Awards 2009 Commended
Japan Wine Challenge 2008 Silver
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Price History for NV La Gioiosa et Amorosa Prosecco di Treviso, Veneto, Italy
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Grape Variety: Glera (Prosecco)

Glera (formerly Prosecco) is the name approved by the European Union (E.U.) for the green-skinned Prosecco grape of northeastern Italy. The name change occurred in 2009, when the Prosecco di Conegliano-Valdobbiadene region was promoted to DOCG status and the Italian authorities decided that Prosecco should only be used as a geographical indication. Glera, an old synonym of the Prosecco grape, was chosen to avoid confusion between the Prosecco region and grape variety.

The grape’s origins are debated between ... more


Region Hierarchy
  • Prosecco di Treviso wine region

    Prosecco di Treviso is the title used for wines produced under the Prosecco DOC of north-eastern Italy, specifically from vineyards within the Treviso province of Veneto. When the Prosecco DOC was introduced in 2009, two provincial sub-regions were identified, the other being Trieste in Friuli-Venezia Giulia.

    The Prosecco di Treviso title is available to all Prosecco wines from the Treviso province, provided they conform to the DOC production regulations. The other Veneto provinces which produce Prosecco (Belluno, Padova, Venezia and Vicenza) label their Prosecco without the province name appended. Treviso has continually proved itself to be the home of the finest examples of Prosecco, especially those sold under its ... more

  • Prosecco wine region

    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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