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WineMag: 94 Points For Rustico

VinePair Best Wine Pairing For Your Game Day

VinePair Best Wine Pairings For Your Game Day A nice, round bubbly like the Blanc de Noirs from New Mexico-based Gruet family is the perfect match for the salty crunch of fried chicken, and a straightforward Prosecco like the Nino Franco Rustico will calm the heat of jalapeño poppers, a spicy guac, or even hot spinach dip. FULL ARTICLE HERE

Food & Wine Declares Nino Franco Grave di Stecca Brut 2010 as One of “15 Amazing Proseccos to Buy Right Now”

Food & Wine Declares Nino Franco Grave di Stecca Brut 2010 as One of “15 Amazing Proseccos to Buy Right Now” Food & Wine featured Nino Franco Grave di Stecca Brut 2010 in the  October 5, 2020 article 15 Amazing Proseccos to Buy Right Now. “Aromas of lemon blossoms, mashed almonds, and gently caramelized white peaches roll into a palate of beautiful vinosity, with tiny, leisurely bubbles carrying honeyed flavors of white cardamom, sesame-honey candies, lemon oil, fresh ginger, vanilla, and a savory finish verging on salinity.” Click here to read the full article. 

Wine Enthusiast: 94 Points & #1 Enthusiast 2019 for Nino Franco NV Rustico Brut (Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore)

Wine Enthusiast: 94 Points & #1 Enthusiast 2019 for Nino Franco NV Rustico Brut (Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore) Review published 12/31/2019 by Wine Enthusiast   Nino Franco NV Rustico Brut (Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore)94 Points #1 Enthusiast 100 2019   “Aromas of white spring flower, Bartlett pear and citrus waft out of the glass. The racy, refreshing palate is full of energy, offering crisp yellow-apple, lemon drop and orange zest flavors balanced by vibrant acidity. A perlage of small, refined and continuous bubbles provides the silky backdrop.”

Wine Enthusiast: 94 Points for Nino Franco NV Brut (Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore)

Wine Enthusiast: 94 Points for Nino Franco NV Brut (Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore) Review published 12/31/2019 by Wine Enthusiast   Nino Franco NV Brut (Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore)94 PointsEditors’ Choice “Foaming, vibrant and loaded with finesse, this radiant sparkler opens with delicate but enticing scents of fragrant spring blossom and white stone fruit. The dry elegant palate delivers Granny Smith apple, Bartlett pear and white almond alongside bright acidity and tiny, continuous bubbles. This is gorgeous offering, and one that nicely shows the incredible potential of the Valdobbiadene hills.” 

Wine Enthusiast: 92 Points for Nino Franco 2018 Primo Franco Dry (Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore)

Wine Enthusiast: 92 Points for Nino Franco 2018 Primo Franco Dry (Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore) Review published 12/31/2019 by Wine Enthusiast   Nino Franco 2018 Primo Franco Dry (Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore)92 Points   “Heady aromas of green apple, wisteria and baking spice propel from the glass on this luscious sparkler. Elegant and bright, the silky palate doles out pear, white peach and lemon drop, while a creamy mousse provides finesse. Bright acidity lifts the rich flavors and leaves a tangy finish.”  

Wine Enthusiast: 94 Points for Nino Franco 2017 Nodi Brut (Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore)

Wine Enthusiast: 94 Points for Nino Franco 2017 Nodi Brut (Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore) Review published 12/31/2019 by Wine Enthusiast   Nino Franco 2017 Nodi Brut (Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore)94 PointsEditors’ Choice    “Here is a Prosecco Superiore that shows depth and elegance as well the denomination’s hallmark freshness. It opens with delicate enticing scents of spring wildflower, fleshy white stone fruit, wild herb and a yeasty whiff of bread dough. On the dry linear palate, a silky mousse accompanies yellow apple, pear and white peach alongside a note of white almond and a hint of ginger.”