Means "lightly sparkling" in Italian.
(free-zahn'-teh) The Italian term for a wine that is slightly sparkling. Some wines may exhibit this sprits or sparkle by accident, but more often it is intentional. The French use the term "petillant" although I prefer the Italian term.
An Italian term to describe a wine that is fizzy and lightly bubbling.
(Free-DZAHN-tay) - Slightly sparkling, in Italian wine. Similar to the French "Pétillant."
slightly sparkling. Not fully sparkling or "spumante".
Italian term for lightly sparkling wines. Generally applied to Lambrusco, Prosecco, and Moscato wines.... Comments
Frizzante is an Italian wine term for semi-sparkling wine (as opposed to Spumante, which is generally used for fully sparkling wines). Frizzante wines generally owe their bubbles to a partial second fermentation in tank, a sort of interrupted Charmat process sparkling wine.