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10 of the Best Proseccos to toast Christmas and the New Year

Once upon a time prosecco was seen to be the sad relation of Champagne. No longer is this true as many are now choosing this lighter and quaffable drink for all types of celebrations. In fact, it has proved to be so popular that drinking champers is now considered quite pretentious.

But which one to choose? We’ve picked a selection of the best bottles of prosecco that suit any occasion.

Freixenet Prosecco Doc (75cl, 11%): £9.00

Best Proseccos

What a lovely bottle to take over to present as a gift. Ideal as a present but the taste is pretty up there too. A very refreshing mix of intense citrus lemons, grapefruit and green apple.

Prosecco di Valdobbiadene (75cl, 11%): £16.00

Best Proseccos

A strong taste of red fruits accompany this prosecco which has a light fizz and bursts with bubbles on the tongue. Intense and crisp with a mineral undertone.

Martini Prosecco (750ml, 11.5%): £7.00

Best Proseccos

Great for parties and celebrations alike. You get the essence of pears, fruity bananas and crisp herbs. Quite dry but very refreshing.

Bottega Gold Prosecco (750ml, 11%): £19.49

Best Proseccos

Made from handpicked grapes, this sparkling fizz is crafted in Venice and has floral and apple notes.

Alessandro Gallici Prosecco 50th Anniversary 2018 Prosecco DOC Millesimato (750ml, 11%): £15.99

Best Proseccos

This is a customer favourite and tastes of intense citrus, creamy peaches, with a froth of fizzing bubbles. Described as ‘very special’ and ‘quite drinkable’.

Malibràn Ruio Prosecco NV (750ml, 11.5%): £19.99

Best Proseccos

Leaving a larger quantity of residual sugar gives this prosecco a deep and rich quality. It is a lovely mixed balance of florals, including rose and acacia, alongside apple and peach. It is good for celebrations and goes really well with lighter starters such as seafood.

Prosecco Superiore DOCG (750ml, 11%): £6.99

Best Proseccos

A lighter dry prosecco here which features yeast overtones, green apples and faint florals. A lovely palette cleanser so it is great as an aperitif. Customers like the fact it is not too sweet or too dry.

Prosecco Extra Dry, FIOL (75cl, 11%): £14.95

Best Proseccos

The distinctive black and white bottle marks this prosecco out for all the right reasons. More floral than fruity, we love the light acidity and notes of wisteria blossom. Slightly sweeter than others but a very easy prosecco to drink.

Terra Organica Prosecco (75cl, 11%): £8.99

Best Proseccos

Only the highest quality of grapes are used in this sparkling prosecco. The farming at just the right time ensures a full-bodied and intense flavour.

Colle Baio Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore DOCG, Organic (75cl, 11%): £16.99

Best Proseccos

A slightly darker colour highlights the acidity in this prosecco. Tones of stoned fruits, citrus and apples leave a freshness in the mouth. Good with canapes.

 

 

 

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