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Unfiltered prosecco in the US?

lambretta76 May 16, 2008 01:10 PM

While in Venice a couple of years back, we had some amazing unfiltered proseccos at a small wine bar specializing in the sparkly stuff (it's called Al Prosecco).

Anyways, I've been trying to find it here in the US - does anyone have a lead on it?

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    aperitif May 17, 2008 08:31 PM

    I know of one! Adami makes an unfiltered prosecco that is labeled 'sur lie' and it's very good! It appears cloudy in the glass (as it should) an has a much more vibrant and intense fruit quality that I find lacking in filtered prosecco. It is imported by dalla terra and their website shows who distributes their wines in which states. Defintely worth the hunt, good luck!

    http://db.dallaterra.com/distributors...

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    1. re: aperitif
      lambretta76 May 1, 2012 06:56 PM

      Just a follow-up with a nice review of several prosecco colfondo producers -- http://dobianchi.com/2011/03/02/prose...

    2. lambretta76 May 17, 2008 10:23 AM

      Ah - just found my old post after I returned from Venice - it's called prosecco col fundo (maybe fondo):

      http://www.chowhound.com/topics/268254

      Maybe that will help things out? Thanks for your insights, as always!

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        wally May 16, 2008 06:41 PM

        Try Kermit Lynch. There was one a while back that was sur lie I think that seemed unfiltered.

        1. ibstatguy May 16, 2008 05:33 PM

          check with Wine Expo in Santa Monica, ask for Roberto

          1. waitress May 16, 2008 05:12 PM

            I had never heard of this, I have had unfiltered chardonnay and pinot noir, but not prosecco, hmmmmm. when searching on the internet, nothing came up. not a good sign. I guess you will have to go back to Venice!!!!!!! Lucky for you, prosecco is on a lot of retailers shelves. I would read the back of every prosecco bottle in stores and maybe you will come across one. I am curious now too!

             
             
             
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