T.J. Foderaro writes on the 2011 Nino Franco Grave di Stecca Brut:
It’s not often I taste a wine that I can unhesitatingly declare to be the best of its kind. But this vintage-dated sparkling wine from Italy’s Nino Franco winery is easily the best prosecco I’ve found…. Whereas most prosecco has little to offer beyond bubbles, Franco’s Grave di Stecca has a seductive bouquet and complex flavors not unlike a fine Champagne.
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