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Silvery rain for Valdobbiadene DOCG Prosecco Superiore Brut Fagher

The Decanter WWA and Concours Mondial de Bruxelles medals

It’s time to update Le Colture summer palmarès! This time the attention is focused on the Valdobbiadene DOCG Prosecco Superiore Sparkling Brut ‘Fagher’ protagonist of an excellent placement at two of the most acclaimed international wine competitions, being awarded with two Silver Medals at the DWWA – Decanter World Wine Award and the Concours Mondial de Bruxelles 2017.

The brut ‘Fagher’ is the most modern version of the sparkling wines produced by our company and the most internationally successful – explains the marketing manager and co-owner Alberto RuggeriIt is the result of a blend of Glera grapes coming from the vineyards located in Valdobbiadene and Ogliano hills. Thanks to its low residual sugar, 9 gr/liter, a pleasant acidity, good minerality and sapidity, this wine is an excellent interpreter of our philosophy’s distinctive features regarding the Prosecco Superiore.”

It is a fresh, young and characterful wine. Its most attractive aspects are enclosed in the inviting sweetness of the scents rich in citrus and fresh vegetable notes, which often combine with a pleasant note of bread and a lively tasting energy. It has a thin perlage that ensures good persistence in the mouth and cleansing of the palate as well as being an additional weapon in food matching. You will appreciate it with fish appetizers and processed vegetables, first courses with seafood and baked fish, or throughout the meal as is usual in the production area,.

Behind every single success there is a united family, a solid team in which everybody has a specific role, each of them working hard with a strong, remarkable passion, showing unchanged respect for a unique territory of inestimable value, which can reward all efforts and sacrifices with an undisputed high quality level.

Le Colture, opens in Bordeaux La Cité du Vin


It’s signed by Le Colture  the only Superiore di Cartizze in wine list in the place which is shaping up as the emblem of World wine tourism

It’s one of the most anticipated events of the 2016 the opening of “La Cité du Vin” in Bordeaux, the first city-museum in the world entirely devoted to wine which will be inaugurated on May 31st, 2016 in the presence of the French President, François Hollande and from June 1st open to the public.

A wonderful opportunity for the Az. Agr. Le Colture will mean a showcase of prestigious international flavor; the Valdobbiadene DOCG Prosecco Superiore di Cartizze infact, award-winning wine from Santo Stefano, will be the only Cartizze in the wine list at the panoramic restaurant Le 7, the bar à vin and snacks gourmand Latitude20, and La Boutique et Cave inside an overall proposal of 800 wine references from over 80 countries around the world.

Cartizze btgThe selection of wines, 70 of them Italians, was edited by Andreas Larsson, sommelier world champion in 2007 alongside a Tasting Committee chaired by Michel Rolland.

“It’s irrepressible happiness and satisfaction that you breathe in Le Colture  these days – says Alberto Ruggeri – Representing the Cru par excellence of Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore DOCG designation in such a context, we are proud of our daily work. My family and I are thrilled with this result which is both a great honor and a great responsibility in maintaining the quality of our wines. “.

The Valdobbiadene DOCG Prosecco Superiore di Cartizze comes from the homonymous subzone, a very small area of an amphitheater vineyard, corresponding to the steepest hills between the towns of Santo Stefano and Saccol where the soil of sandstone and clay allows Glera grapes full maturation and an unusual concentration of aromas. The production reaches about 20,000 bottles a year.

La Cité du Vin, overlooking the Garonne, has a futuristic design inspired by the sinuous shape of a large decanter, a total area of 13,350 square meters distributed over 10 floors and a height of 55 meters, and is set to become the emblem of World wine tourism. Its purpose, enhance and transmit wine as a precious heritage through a real sensory adventure in time and space to discover its more profound difference in a unmissable journey through civilizations of the world.

450,000 estimated presences for the first year from all over the globe in what is already ranked second places to visit for the New York Times, among the 10 large architectural openings expected in the world according to the Huffington Post, among the 40 destinations to spend the holidays for the Guardian, one of the 20 travel destinations for El Pais.