A few glistening slices of Prosciutto San Daniele. Some fresh cut green melon cubes. It's the aperitivo hour, the time to wash away the jive of the day with a few bites, cathartic conversation, and a glass of cold, fresh, sparkling wine with faint notes of honeysuckle and wisteria. Prosecco is tailor-made for such moments, and this uncomplicated bubbly, Nino Franco's Rustico," fits the bill perfectly. "
Aromas of white spring flower, Bartlett pear and citrus waft out of the glass. The racy, refreshing palate is full of energy, offering crisp yellow-apple, lemon drop and orange zest flavors balanced by vibrant acidity. A perlage of small, refined and continuous bubbles provides the silky backdrop.