Welcome! This is our Col Vetoraz Valdobbiadene Cartizze Superiore review.
Col Vetoraz Valdobbiadene Cartizze Superiore is a highly regarded sparkling wine from the Col Vetoraz winery in the Valdobbiadene region of Italy.
Made from Glera grapes grown in the prestigious Cartizze vineyard, this wine is known for its elegance, complexity, and depth.
Find below our Col Vetoraz Valdobbiadene Cartizze Superiore full review along with our food pairings recommendations, serving tips, curiosity, and where you can buy it.
Our Col Vetoraz Valdobbiadene Cartizze Superiore Review
Col Vetoraz Valdobbiadene Cartizze Superiore review: What's its color?
Col Vetoraz Valdobbiadene Cartizze Superiore wine has a pale straw-yellow color with greenish reflections.
The wine has a fine and persistent perlage, with tiny bubbles that elegantly rise to the surface.
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What does Bisol Cartizze Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore Dry taste like?
Col Vetoraz Valdobbiadene Cartizze Superiore is made from Glera grapes using the Charmat Method.
You can learn more about Prosecco here.
On the nose, it offers a delicate and intense bouquet of aromas.
The initial notes are of white flowers, such as acacia and wisteria, followed by hints of citrus and ripe fruits, such as pear and peach.
There are also subtle aromas of honey and almond, which add depth and complexity to the wine.
On the palate, it has a rich, creamy texture. The wine has a refreshing acidity that balances the sweetness and creates a harmonious mouthfeel.
The flavors are complex and intense, with notes of ripe fruits such as peach and pear, accompanied by hints of honey and almond.
The finish is long and persistent, with a pleasant minerality that leaves a clean, fresh taste in the mouth.
Is Col Vetoraz Valdobbiadene Cartizze Superiore wine sweet?
Yes, it’s sweeter than most Prosecco. Col Vetoraz Valdobbiadene Cartizze Superiore wine is a dry wine.
Dry wine contains between 17-32 g/L.
Learn more about wine sweetness level here.
Col Vetoraz Valdobbiadene Cartizze Superiore review: Which food pairs well with it?
Col Vetoraz Valdobbiadene Cartizze Superiore is a light, refreshing and bubbly Prosecco.
Bubbles cleanse the palate and as such sparkling wines are very versatile wines that can pair with many dishes and can be used throughout a meal.
Classic appetizers are Parma ham, tofu, salads, salty olives, and bruschetta to name some.
Meat wise go for pork, chicken, and spicy curry dishes for example.
For fish, we recommend shrimp, grilled, and fried fish.
If you are a cheese lover you should try it with semi-soft and hard cheeses Baby Swiss and Parmigiano to name some.
Col Vetoraz Valdobbiadene Cartizze Superiore review: What's its alcohol content?
Col Vetoraz Valdobbiadene Cartizze Superiore wine’s alcohol content is 11.5%.
In case you wonder about alcohol content or more precisely Alcohol By Volume, i.e. ABV, measure the alcoholic strength of a drink.
There is a direct relationship between the sugar left in the wine after the alcoholic fermentation has taken place, i.e. Residual Sugar or RS, and ABV.
During alcoholic fermentation, the yeast transforms the sugar in the grape juice into alcohol.
Grapes with high residual sugar will therefore produce dry wine with a high ABV.
How many calories are in a glass of Col Vetoraz Valdobbiadene Cartizze Superiore wine?
According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture  a 5-ounce glass will contain about 120 to 130 calories.
Alcohol contains 7 calories per gram. So a wine with high ABV will have a higher calories per glass than a wine with low ABV.
Furthermore, sugar contributes to the calorie count.
A dry wine will usually have 4 calories per grams vs a sweet wine that will have around 20 calories per grams of carbs, which include sugar.
Since this is a dry wine it will have a bit more than 4 calories per grams.
What is Cantina Col Vetoraz?
Here is an extract from the Cantina Col Vetoraz website:
“Vines have been grown in the hills between Valdobbiadene and Conegliano for over eight hundred years.
A wine’s history, especially if its origins are ancient, is intimately linked not only with the land that produces it, but also with the men and women that have grown up with it.
Soil, climate, wine, customs and traditions: these aspects, all together, make up what we refer to as “terroir”.“
Overall, Col Vetoraz Valdobbiadene Cartizze Superiore is an outstanding sparkling wine that truly represents the quality and character of the Valdobbiadene region.
Its complex flavor profile, refreshing acidity, and balanced sweetness make it an excellent choice for any occasion, whether as an aperitif or to accompany a meal.
Its exceptional quality and reputation make it a great choice for wine enthusiasts and collectors, and it is definitely worth trying for anyone who wants to explore the world of Prosecco Superiore.
With its elegance, finesse, and sophistication, Col Vetoraz Valdobbiadene Cartizze Superiore is a wine that will leave a lasting impression on the palate and memory.
Once you had it, we’d love to know your opinion, so reach out and let’s know what you think! Enjoy!
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