Adami ''Garbel'' Brut Prosecco NV - Veneto, Italy
Varietals: 100% Glera
Superb balance and finesse complement crisp, refreshing aromas. Pleasantly tart and full-flavored, with a crisp fruitiness.
Garbèl in local dialect means fresh, dry. Grown in the province of Treviso, Veneto.
Hand harvested. It has a dense cascade of pin-point bubbles; youthful,
fruity bouquet; dry, crisp, yet smooth palate.
Very ample and generous, releasing notes of ripe fruit, such as pear, yellow apple, and
melon. Superb balance and finesse complement crisp, refreshing aromas. Pleasantly tart and full-flavored, with a crisp fruitiness. Admirable fullness, balance, and length, closely mirroring the aromatics of the nose.
There are those who know how to listen to the whispering voice of nature to observe and understand the essence of the places that they call home, to achieve harmony with their surroundings through silence.
The Alta Marca area near Treviso has been renowned for its excellent wine as far back as the Middle Ages. Excellent white wines have always been produced here, and, as recorded in 1606, were exported and appreciated “in Venice, Germany and as far afield as Poland”.
It was a process of natural selection that saw glera become the variety of choice for wine making in this area of the Alta Marca, especially in Valdobbiadene, where the variety dominates the steep slopes of its hills. The environment may seem forbidding, with the Dolomites in the background, but is sheltered and blessed by warm midday sun. It is here, amidst hardworking farmers and solid traditions, that our story begins.
In 1920, Abel, the grandfather of the current owners, purchased a natural amphitheatre vineyard from Count Balbi Valier. This beautiful site with fantastic potential was the ideal place to start out afresh, with the help of his son Adriano. Abel had the inspired intuition of separating this vineyard from the others, due to its different characteristics.
Carrying on the family tradition, Adriano Adami continued in his father’s footsteps, making a name for the winery’s quality Prosecco on the local market. The 1980s saw the arrival of the third generation, with the newly qualified oenologists Armando and Franco Adami, combining family traditions with specialization and technology. With a modern winemaking and sparkling wine production facility, the brand moved onto new markets and acquired a solid reputation.
Adami now produces about 750,000 bottles with grapes from 50 hectares of vineyards, 12 of their own land, the rest farmed by other small growers with time-honored links to the winery, and sharing its commitment to quality.