We love champagne as much as the next guy, but if you’d like to go Italian this New Year, we’ve got a quick cheat sheet explaining Italian spumante wine.
But first… a quick lesson.
spumante = sparkling wine
Therefore no 1 grape is exclusively associated to the making of “spumante“. There are a variety of grape types which can make spumante.
Here 4 Popular Italian Spumante Wine
- Prosecco – made with the “glera” grape; fruity in flavor
- Lambrusco – made with the “lambrusco” grape; characterized by a yeast flavor
- Franciacorta – made with a combination of the “chardonnay” “pinot nero” & “pinot bianco” grapes; mild in flavor
- Asti Spumante – made with the “moscato” grape; very sweet in flavor