Brown Brothers King Valley Prosecco NV

Sparkling Wine from Australia - Victoria
Review Date : 05-Jul-2018
Bright, pale straw-yellow colour with slight green hues, near colourless on the rim, the bubbles fine and persistent. The nose is very elegant, but intense and penetrating with aromas of white stonefruits and florals, along with suggestions of fresh herbs, apples and nuts. The aromatics possesses clarity and purity. Off-dry to taste and light-medium bodied, the palate has a fine and moderately taut core with flavours of white stonefruits and apples with an amalgam of florals, herbs and nuts at the core. The flavours show good depth and the mouthfeel is soft with a gentle mousse, revealing a little phenolic texture as they carry to a delicately nuanced, lingering finish. This is a taut and intense Prosecco with good depth of stonefruit and apple flavours, gentle mousse and mouthfeel, and a delicate finish. Serve as an anytime sparkling over the next 2 years. Prosecco fruit from the ‘Bankside’ vineyard, King Valley, made by the Charmat method, fermented to 11.5% alc. and 13 g/L residual sugar, at 5 atmosphere pressure. Winemaker: Geoff Alexander. Lot L 7332 23 26. 17.0+/20 Jul 2018 RRP $16.99Bright pale straw-yellow colour with light golden hues, pale edged. The bead is moderately fine and persistent. The bouquet is fresh, softly full and gently packed with clean and subtle stonefruit and mineral notes, revealing floral honeysuckle and nutty elements in the glass. Dry to taste and medium-bodied, light, frothy effervescence lifts the light stonefruit flavours. The wine follows a light, phenolic, dry and chalky line and the mouthfeel features thirst-quenching acidity. This is refreshing and the wine carries to a dry, textural finish with some length. This is a dry, thirst-quenching Prosecco with subtle flavours and some phenolic textures. Serve as an aperitif and with canapes over the next 18 months. Fruit from the ‘Banksdale’ vineyard, King Valley, Charmat fermented to 11.5% alc. with TA 6.1 g/L and pH 3.24 and 5 atm. Suitable for vegans and vegetarians. Winemaker: Geoff Alexander. 16.0/20 Jan 2015 RRP $19.99 Prosecco fruit from the company's ‘Banksdale' vineyard in the King Valley, fermented to 12.0% alc. and 16 g/L rs by the Charmat method. Bright pale-straw colour with slight green hues, pale on rim. The bead is fine and moderately persistent. This has a very fresh, clean and elegantly proportioned bouquet of yellow florals, stonefuits and grapes, revealing delicate notes of nuts and minerals. Slightly sweet to taste, light flavours of florals and stonefruits show with excellent purity and clarity. The palate is slender and enlivened by fine effervescence and flows effortlessly. A fine textural thread underlines the fruit resulting in poise between fruit sweetness, fresh acidity and bitterness. The wine has good length and finishes texturally dry. This is a clean, crisp and elegant sparkling wine to serve as an aperitif and with first courses over the next 2 years. 17.0+/20 Nov 2012 RRP $19.99

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