Prosecco; A Sparkling Drink

Champagne is the most popular drink but can be a hurt on your pocket if you planning to offer it in your night party, now there is a cheaper alternative to it which is a nice sparking drink which is produced from glera grapes that are found in Italy. This drink is known as Prosecco which is got famous in little time span due to its fine and excellent quality. It is also used as the main ingredient to make famous cocktails such as a spritz and Bellini.

Various Prosecco in Market

In Italy, they use large tanks with low-pressure to produce this wine which costs less than the traditional method that is why it is cheaper than champagne. There are a different kind of Proseccos available in the market such as Prosecco DOC is most used and commonly available is made in Veneto and Friuli Venezia Giulia regions of Italy, Prosecco Conegliano Valdobbiadene superior DOCG; the grapes of this wine are grown in a carefully growing area on a hill that is why this type of focused production brings a wine that is most concentrated, and Colli Asolani DOCG which is produced across the river near hillside in Italy and famous to have the finest and best quality among others. Check this link to find out more details.

Different flavors of Prosecco

There are the following basic and primary flavors of Prosecco. It has fruitier taste and more flower aroma due to the use of grapes

  • Green Apple
  • Honeydew melon
  • Pear
  • Honeysuckle
  • and Cream

Because of its fruity flavor, makes it more sweetened than it is and it is available in different styles such as brut, extra dry and dry which are labeled on this basis of its sweetness.

Comparison with other drinks

Champagne is considered as a high cost product and known as a luxury drink. On the other hand, prosecco is a good choice to stay in budget with an excellent quality drink. The difference of prices is due the making process of both wines, champagne is produced by using the traditional method which is relatively expensive whereas Prosecco is produced by using the tank method which makes it light to the buyer’s pocket. An entry-level champagne cost you $40 whereas entry-level prosecco is around $12-$15. There is also a difference of atmospheric pressure, which impacts on the life of bubbles such as champagne is produced with 5-6 atmospheres pressure that is why its bubbles stay for a longer period than prosecco whereas 3 atmospheres pressure is used while making prosecco. So it is suggested to use tulip-shaped wine glasses to serve these drinks which make the life of bubbles even more longer. Champagne is produced in France, however, buy prosecco is the product of Italy and produced in different regions of italy.