Want list - Franciacorta Electo Majolini

In 2010 sales of Prosecco reached a record 380 million bottles, 10 million more than champagne that year. It’s a trend that’s continued with more of us opting for softer Italian sparkling wines over the occasionally astringent French equivalents.

Another Italian option worth trying is Franciacorta from Lombardy, which is crisper, fuller-bodied and more complex than Prosecco.

The best bit? A good bottle of Franciacorta such as this, the brilliant Electo Majolini, easily matches the quality of a good champagne and is easier on the pocket too.

Advertisement - Continue Reading Below

Franciacorta Electo Majolini £150 for 6 bottles from designwines.co.uk

 

What do you think?

Bangers mash Manna
Restaurants
Share
London's Best Vegetarian Restaurants
From pad thai at Notting Hill's best raw restaurant to vegetarian sushi in Kings Cross​
food floor
Food & Drink
Share
Science Is Here To Ruin The 'Five Second Rule' For Everyone
​Shut up science, and let us eat our pavement ice cream in peace​
Food & Drink
Share
The Secret Guide To Lunch In Soho
Do lunch properly with our pick of the best lunch restaurants in the heart of the capital​
Coffee barista
Food & Drink
Share
​A Barista Explains Your Morning Coffee
​What exactly is a flat white? And should you only drink espressos in the afternoon? All the complexities of caffeine culture answered...
scrambled eggs
Food & Drink
Share
The Number One Secret To Amazing Scrambled Eggs
No, it's not the flick of that wrist
Richard Turner, cooking on a Drumbecue at Meatopia
Food & Drink
Share
The Ultimate Guide To Grilling Meat
How to conquer the raw flames, from a guy who knows​
Radio Rooftop at ME London
Food & Drink
Share
Where To Eat & Drink In London This Week: Rooftop Raves, Champagne Terraces & Mediterranean Sharing Plates
​We've got you covered​
Colonel Sanders
Food & Drink
Share
Colonel Sanders' Nephew Just Revealed KFC's Top Secret 11 Herbs & Spices
A delicious legend​​
Gintern 2
Food & Drink
Share
Company Lists Vacancy For a "Gintern": A Real Job Getting Paid To Drink Gin
Ginspiring stuff​
London Wine Week 2016
Food & Drink
Share
Win £5,000 Worth Of Wine
From Berry Bros. & Rudd, by filling in a simple survey