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SOAVE DOC

Description



This wine is produced with grapes originating from vineyards located in the hills of the Soave area, in the commune of Monteforte d’Alpone. The name of the city of Soave, and thus the wine, derives from “Svevi” or “Suavi”, after the population that attempted to conquer Italy in the year 568 with the Longobard King Alboino.

Vineyard Notes

Soil: volcanic clay.
Vine density: 5500 vines per hectare.
Vineyard age: 20 years.
Cultivation: Guyot. Pruning: 12/14 buds/plant.
Production: 10000 kg/hectare.
Grape varieties: 100 % Garganega.

Winemaking Technique

Grape harvest: end of August/beginning of September.
Pressing
Alcoholic fermentation and maceration: 6 days/temperature 18/20° C.
Biological and chemical stabilization in tank
Bottling and bottle ageing: 2 months.

Description Of The Wine

Color: straw yellow. Clear and transparent.
Bouquet: strongly fruity and complex, very clean with notes of dry fruit such as almonds.
Flavor: good body and a good balance of acidity, structure and alcohol. Almond after-taste.
Suited for ageing: 3/4 years
Combinations: aperitifs, fish, fish hors d’oeuvres.
Serve at: 10-12° C.

Chemical Analysis

Alcohol (% in vol.): 12
Reducing Sugar (g/l): 1
Total Acidity (g/l): 5,6
Net Dry Extract (g/l): 22

Bottle Size

750 ml, 375 ml