Foss Marai Prosecco DOC Extra – Dry
Our current evaluation of Prosecco ends with Foss Marai Prosecco Extra – Dry. Foss Marai Prosecco is a good Prosecco, produced using traditional methods. Foss Marai is part of the Consorzio dei Produttori Prosecco del Valdobbiadene but their claim to quality has been earned over generations. The Biasotto family has dedicated their efforts to the production of Prosecco for over a century. Foss Marai produces some very interesting wines and the Prosecco Extra – Dry is just one of many quality products. The vineyard is located deep in the valleys of Guia. The local dialect calls the valleys, fossi. Marai is another name for Guia, thus the winery took the name of the place of production, Foss Marai.
Foss Marai Prosecco Extra – Dry develops the common floral flavors of Prosecco. While it is an extra – dry we found it slightly tending toward sweet without the slightly bitter tones we like so much in the sparkling Prosecco. The bubbles are small and probably on the light side of other sparkling wines. It does produce that small burp after a couple of sips but is not pungent or dominant. The basic flavor is green fruit, specifically green apples, however the sugar content creates a smooth finish. For us this makes Foss Marai less an Aperitivo and more an accompanying wine for light sauces, mild cheeses, and baked fish.
Our quest continues in the search for our perfect Prosecco. For others this may be the perfect choice as taste and preference are very personal. We will continue our research. We will suffer the numerous bottles of marvelous Prosecco that, while great, are not perfect. For you, we will make the sacrifice.
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