Fresh, fizzy and fruity, with flavours reminiscent of apple and pear. It has a sweet scent and a soft touch in the mouth and as such, it is perfect as an aperitivo, or for blending in cocktails such as the Aperol Spritz.
Nose: Fruity, floral, slightly herbaceous, with green apple and pear notes
Palate: Fresh and mild at the same time, with good persistence
Very easy to pair, this expression is the perfect fit for every kind of aperitivo, as well as first and second courses made with seafood, white meat and vegetables, even when citrus fruits are used in preparation. Specific pairings could be spicy food, when aromatic but not too hot, such as curried or tandoori chicken. A nice pairing for vegetable dishes and soups, and also very good paired with savoury vegetable tarts or fresh cheese
Equal parts of Cinzano Sparkling Wine (Prosecco D.O.C. or Pro-Spritz) & Aperol
A splash of soda
Garnish: Slice of orange
Glass: Wine glass
In a glass full of ice. Combine Cinzano Prosecco D.O.C. or Pro-Spritz followed by Aperol in equal parts. Add a splash of soda. Garnish with an orange slice. Aperol Spritz is one of the most widely consumed cocktails in Italy. Light, sparkling and refreshing, it’s the quintessential social signature drink. Aperol Spritz is now a cult drink even outside of Italy, and is also becoming a true global phenomenon.