ITALY’S LEADING PROSECCO ESTATE

Giancarlo Moretti Polegato’s esteemed Villa Sandi is headquartered in a majestic 1622 Palladian-style villa in the heart of the Prosecco region. The Villa represents the confluence of art and architecture that has manifested itself in the Venetian landscape for many centuries. Villa Sandi produces wines for every occasion, from the approachable, everyday Prosecco DOC Treviso to the mid-range Prosecco Superiore Valdobbiadene DOCG, and its flagship cru La Rivetta Prosecco Cartizze DOCG, which comes from the finest vineyards in the heart of the Prosecco region. Parts of the estate suitable for red grapes produce a small volume of Pinot Noir that colors the Il Fresco Rosé. Whether served as an aperitif, at the end of a meal, or with any course in between, Prosecco’s natural acidity and fresh taste complements any meal. Villa Sandi employs a unique “on-demand” production technique that ensures their Prosecco is always fresh and lively. After harvest, not all of the juice is fermented immediately. Villa Sandi stores some of the unfermented juice at 32°F. When more wine is needed, the temperature of the must is brought to 59-61°F and yeast cultures added, then fermented and bottled. This process allows Villa Sandi to deliver the freshest wines possible, emphasizing the fresh floral and fruity notes that Prosecco is known for.