Colle Sant’Antonio

Soave Classico DOC

PRODUCTION AREA: Monteforte d’Alpone
AGE OF VINEYARD: 30-60 years
EXPOSURE: South-Southeast
ELEVATION: 150 m
SOIL TYPE: Volcanic
GRAPE VARIETY: Garganega 100%
PRUNING SYSTEM: Pergola Veronese
YEILD PER HECTARE: 30 hl/Ha
HARVEST PERIOD: Cut of the Garganega vines shoot on the first dawning moon of September. Dying of the grapes on the vines for one month. Harvest in mid October.
WINEMAKING TECHNIQUE: The grapes are destemmed and pressed softly. Fermentation is carried out at 18 °C in 30 hl casks made of Allier oak. The wine is left to mature in oak for 18 months.

EXPRESSION

The wine’s intense yellow colour expresses the complexity of this wine. The bouquet is very fruit with aromas of mature yellow fruit, cinnamon, fresh vanilla, acacia honey and chestnuts. The acidity balances the high alcohol content and the full body. The tertiary that develop from the period of maturation in oak give this wine complexity on the palate, more roundness and a longer finish On the aftertaste clear notes of tasted almond and candied apriot can be detected.

FOOD PAIRINGS

Ideal with traditional food: liver alla veneziana, sarde in saor and baccalà alla vicentina. It also marries well with truffle egg or mature cheese and blue cheese.

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