NV Villa Sandi il Fresco Prosecco (750ml)

Sparkling from Valdobbiadene, Veneto, Italy

B-21 Top Recommendation
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You’ll no doubt recall Villa Sandi from my discovery of their ethereal Cartizze. From the DOCG protected and enforced zone of Valdobbiadene Superiore de Cartizze, Villa Sandi bottles their ultra-impressive expression of Prosecco in throw-back, low shouldered, heavy looking bottles recalling Laurent Perrier Cuvee Rosé. Those who experienced Cartizze with that bottling were thrilled; one taste proved my sentiment, "This is NOT Prosecco, my friends..." Recently released, based on the perfect growing season and immaculate harvest of 2015, Cartizze has done it again. This time, it's their ridiculously well-priced, gorgeously endowed "il Fresco Prosecco," also from their pristinely positioned, highly coveted vineyards within Valdobbiadene. We've never featured any other Prosecco – other than the Cartizze offering – and for good reason. But one taste of this amazing Brut, with its precise fruit, pinpoint aromatics and the weight, definition and finish of classic Champagne, my decision was easy. This is a Prosecco for all those who adore fine bubbles. A wine worthy of your New Year's toast or to accompany your most accomplished dishes. Case buy alert – without a doubt!


Villa Sandi is known for their Cartizze, a particular location where the finest Processo comes. I was blown away by this special Brut bottling which has has the weight, poise and intensity of Cartizze but at a fraction of the cost. We have never featured a Prosecco (other than the Cartizze), but this merits your attention, indeed. The precise fruit, aromatics... the expression of the 2015 harvest; just released.

92 points, Bob Sprentall, B-21 Proprietor (Dec 2016)

Alcohol By Volume: 11.0%
60+ bottles in stock. Ships in 1 to 2 business days.