Monte Grande

Soave Classico DOC

PRODUCTION AREA: Monteforte d’Alpone
AGE OF VINEYARD: 40 years
ALTITUDE: South
ELEVATION: 150 m
SOIL TYPE: Volcanic
GRAPE VARIETY: 70% Garganega, 30% Trebbiano di Soave
PRUNING SYSTEM: Pergola Veronese
YIELD PER HECTARE: 50 hl/Ha
HARVEST PERIOD: Trebbiano di Soave is harvested in mid September. Cut of the Garganega vines shoot on the first dwaning 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° in large 15-20 hl casks made of Allier oak. The wine is then left in casks to mature for 10 months.

EXPRESSION

The minerality, which is the distinctive characteristic of this cru, gives this wine great elegance. An outstanding olfactory complexity of mature exotic fruit and yellow citrus fruits. On the palate it has good freshness with a long finish of sweet almond and vanilla. Thanks to its structure this wine has a good aging potential.

FOOD PAIRINGS

Perfect with shellfish and fish dishes as red tuna or seabass. Ideal served with quiche, seafood risotto and with meat roast.

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