What importer Kermit Lynch Wine Merchant has to say about this wine...
Vines are sustainably farmed, the equivalent of lutte raisonnée in France.Grapes are “Balby” selectionHand harvestingAll vinification in stainless steelGrapes are de-stemmed and gently pressed, then the must is left at 48-50°F for about 12 hours to allow the heavy deposit to settle; the clear must is then drawn off and fermentedFermentation lasts for 15-20 daysYeasts and sugar are added to trigger the second fermentation
Crisp , Fruity , Minerally
The amazing Paul at Flatiron recommended the Sommariva and, as always, his taste is impeccable. It is now my favorite Prosecco. Very light, dry, and crisp. I cannot recommend it more highly.