Borga Prosecco Treviso Brut Millesimato, Italy - August 2018 Wine of the Month
We’re always on the look out for new and exciting wines to bring to Helmsley Wines. Back in May, we were fortunate enough to meet this fabulous Italian producer who has a great portfolio of fresh and exciting wines. This month’s ‘Wine of the Month’ is a delicate and delicious Prosecco from Borga which we hope you’ll enjoy as much as we do!
About the Producer
Family Borga was formed in 1940 when patriarch Antonio Borga began his first wine production starting with a small piece of land. His passion for his vineyard and its products was inherited by his children who, in 1960, founded Azienda Vitivinicola Borga and started to produce wine of a larger commercial scale.
50 years later, the brand Borga, still remains a strong family buisness, which is recognised throughout Italy and in Europe. The company processes the grapes from 50 hectares, which 25 are owned and the remaining are owned by agricultural producers. Vineyards are located in the Marca Trevigiana area, most of them in Chiarano, north-east of Venice in northern Italy.
About the Wine
The term ‘Millesimato’ is given to a sparkling wine which is produced with grapes from a single harvest or vintage. Fundamentally it is a key indicator that those grapes are of particular value and that the wine is worthy of being bottled without needing to add wine from other vintages’. Therefore, this Prosecco from Borga is made with the best grapes from the harvest.
This delicate Prosecco is pale straw yellow in colour, and is characterised by fine and persistent bubbles. On the nose there are notes of fresh white flowers, pear and citrus fruits. Well balanced on the palate, all-encompassing, with full freshness and tasty persistence.
This Prosecco pairs perfectly with fish dishes such as linguine with asparagus and prawns, but is also ideal to enjoy on its own on a lovely sunny afternoon!
IMPORTED INTO THE UK BY HELMSLEY WINES