Type: dry white wine
Area: Soave Classico
Variety: Garganega 100%
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It is the "classico" coming from the hill production of the local variety.
CHARACTERISTICS OF THE VINEYARD:
SITE: Monteforte d'Alpone and Soave
SURFACE: selection on 25 hectares
ALTITUDE: from 100 m to 200 m asl
EXPOSURE: South/ South-west/ South-east
SOIL CHARACTERISTCS: Basaltic lava
CANOPY SYSTEM: Pergola
DENSITY: 3000-3500 plants / hectar
AGE OF THE VINEYARD: > 30 years
Annual production: about 200,000 bottles/year
Destalking and crushing. Skin contact for 4 - 12 hours followed by pressing. Cold settling for 12 - 24 hours at cold temperature. Fermentation in stainless steel vats, followed by malolactic fermentation. Racking and maturation in stainless steel for about 8 months.
Light yellow colour. Elegant nose of sweet field flowers: camomile, elder flower, iris. Mineral on the palate with sweet almond on the finish.
Risotto and white fish, raw fish, salads.
SERVING TEMPERATURE: 8 - 10°C