With some of the steepest, most northerly vineyards in Valdobbiadene and Conegliano, Le Vigne di Alice, focused on true (even throwback) brut Prosecco from heritage grapes. They’ve been a sommeliers’ favorite for years.
In particular, the Tajad (or “blend”) is a Prosecco of unusual character and style. It isn’t labelled “Prosecco,” as it has only 20% Glera (compared to the 80% minimum requirement), along with 40% each of the old varieties Boschera and Verdiso.
The vines are old, very low yielding and hand harvested. And the dosage is a very low 4 to 6 g/l.
Inspired by memories of her grandmother’s tavern or osteria, where conviviality and wines like A Fondo and Tajad followed, Cinzia Canzian started
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