Seven Fifty Daily has rapidly become one of the most widely read and influential blogs in the wine world today. The caliber of the writing and reporting — across the board — is superb. We were thrilled to see this excellent feature article on Cartizze, including an interview with Villa Sandi winemaker Stefano Gava and the following tasting note for Villa Sandi’s single-vineyard designate from Cartizze, Vigna La Rivetta. Great wine writing by Bryce Wiatrak, who also writes regularly for Guild Somm. This piece is a fantastic overview of Cartizze and its role and importance in Prosecco. We highly recommend it to you.
Villa Sandi Superiore di Cartizze Valdobbiadene Vigna La Rivetta Brut
Villa Sandi’s 17th-century Palladian estate is one of the greatest architectural marvels in Prosecco territory. Today, along with the winery on the same grounds, it is owned by the Moretti Polegato family. While Villa Sandi has long made a more traditional Cartizze with purchased fruit, the estate now offers a second expression made with grapes from a parcel acquired in 2007, located mid-slope on the boundary between Cartizze Alto and the lower zones. The first brut in the category, according to the winery (although still via the Charmat method), the drier style also offers a new palette of flavors, marrying more typical notes of banana and vanilla blossom with herbaceous tones—sage, mint, and chamomile. The wine finishes long, with stony precision.
CAMPAGNA FINANZIATA AI SENSI DEL REG. CE N. 1308/2013
CAMPAIGN FINANCED ACCORDING TO EC REG. N. 1308/2013