In this episode of IntoWineTV, host Lisa Kolenda and wine experts Edward Ruiz, Cezar Kusik, and Bartholomew Broadbent convene at one of San Francisco's finest restaurants, Incanto, to taste and discuss Sparkling Wines. Theme: Sparkling Wines Wine: Ca’ del Bosco Cuvee Prestige NV ($49.99) Find Ca’ del Bosco Cuvee Prestige NV Varietals: 75% Chardonnay 15% Pinot Nero 10% Pinot Bianco Alcohol: 12.5% Region: Franciacorta region of Lombard, Italy
Italy makes a wide variety of sparkling wines that are wonderful values and great tasting wines suitable for the holidays. In the last article, we discussed the sparkling wines of Asti in the Piemonte ( Moscato d’Asti and Asti Spumante). I would like to continue to explore the sparkling wines of Italy. The first region one encounters when heading east from the Piemonte is the region of Lombardia.