NV Zonin Prosecco Brut

Price: $5.99 @ Trader Joe’s imported by Americal Beverage Group

What They Said:

Per Wine Enthusiast “An enjoyable bubbly with good creamy froth, white peach, mineral and hard candy tones that are nicely balanced and spread throughout. It has a thick consistency and a snappy, crisp close.”

What I Think:

My second endeavor into the bubbly section at Trader Joe’s. The first time I grabbed a Sekt, now a Prosecco and I also have a Cava in the fridge now. Guess I should grab one from France next time! As for Prosecco, raise your hand if you knew that was a grape… That is only one of the interesting things I learned in this brief Wikipedia article. I also learned that this grape is grown in northern Italy and often used to make Asti. That give anyone else flashbacks to high school or just me?

Could this wine be any smoother? Wilder on Wine calls it easy-going. I couldn’t agree more. The wine is frothy in the glass and shows floral aromas with hints of citrus on the nose. On the palate you are greeted by what other than bubbles, not much fruit to be found as this one is dry throughout. Towards the end it shows traces of mineral that disappear as fast as they arrive. The finish is very clean, nothing lingers on.

As much as I would like to compare this to the Sekt I cannot. They don’t share much in common beyond the bubbles. Oh yeah, that and the fact that I will be buying more of both of them!

Rating: Buy It

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4 thoughts on “NV Zonin Prosecco Brut

  1. I bought this on a whim one night and drank it with some home made veggie pizza – really fun combination! Fruity but NOT sweet – very refreshing! (This would be a great pic-nic wine!) I drank it over three nights and it kept its bubbles!

  2. I have been buying this prosecco for the last couple of years. It is a superb value for a wonderful sparkling wine. It is as good as anything I tasted in Italy. My only problem is that too often they are out of it when I shop there. Stock more please!!

  3. Got this to serve at my party based on your recommendation. It was a huge hit. Everyone loved it. Easy to drink, very refreshing. Will get stock up next time I’m at Trader Joes. Thank you!

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