Bele Casel Extra Dry “magnificent” writes Italian wine critic Joel Mack

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We couldn’t have been more thrilled to read this feature story on Prosecco, including a glowing review of our Prosecco Extra Dry, by Connecticut-based wine writer and blogger Joel Mack, a Vinitaly Italian Wine Ambassador and a leading wine journalist.

Joel had generous words for one of our wines and nothing could make us more happy. Well, actually, there is one thing: In his article for the Italo-Americano, he notes (rightly) how Asolo township is often overlooked (wrongly) as one of the top appellations for Prosecco wines.

Here’s a short excerpt from his piece. You can read the entire story here. Thank you, Joel, for your insightful piece on our appellation and thank you for taking time out to taste and review our wines!

“Although so much of Prosecco talk seems to orbit around highly regarded Conegliano-Valdobbiadene, some well-desired light should be shone upon the Asolo Prosecco DOCG. Even though Asolo earned its status as DOCG (2009), the area too often goes without the mention, raised as an afterthought to many Prosecco discussions. At approximately 475 acres, Asolo Prosecco DOCG is smallest both in area and production volume. Its Prosecco Superiore wines are superb…”

“Bele Casel Asolo Prosecco Superiore DOCG Extra Dry [is] crisp and bright, with perfume of pear, apple and citrus-floral overtones. Vibrant in the mouth, fine perlage, balanced palate sensations, completely in tune. Finishes with notes of almond cream and good sense of structure. Magnificent.”

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