Prosecco rosé should become a reality with 2018 harvest

4th September, 2018 by Patrick Schmitt

It is widely believed that this year’s harvest will see Prosecco rosé become a reality, as the region plans to lift a ban on blending red and white wines to produce pink fizz.

Presently, rosé Prosecco is not allowed under the regulations of the DOC, meaning that any producer making a pink fizz cannot use the word Prosecco on the label, and hence this Freixenet-branded fizz from the region is listed as ‘Italian Rosé’

Although there are examples of Italian brands making pink sparkling wines using grapes from Prosecco country, Prosecco rosé is not allowed under the regulations of the DOC (Denominazione di Origine Controllata), meaning that any producer making a pink fizz cannot use the word Prosecco on the label (for example,….

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