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Azienda Agricola Sandro De Bruno
Winery Wines

White wine 2017 Soave DOC, Veneto, Italy

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 12.5%
Price: Up to 10.00 €
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Maturing: stainless steel
Registration number: #SDB-L093.18

Wine Review Report:

Last reviewed: 23 July, 2018

DOC area for white wine in the west of the Italian region of Veneto. The name Soave allegedly goes back to the Swabians who immigrated from the north and settled here in the Middle Ages. However, it also means gentle or sweet and is often used to describe the character. To the east of Soave is the DOC area Gambellara with similar wine. The zone includes the municipalities of Caldiero, Cazzano di Tramigna, Colognola ai Colli, Illasi, Lavagno, Mezzane di Sotto, Montecchia di Crosara, Monteforte d'Alpone, Roncà, San Bonifacio, San Giovanni Ilarione, San Martino Buon Albergo and the eponymous Soave in the province of Verona.

The Classico area includes the...

The region (ital. Veneto) is located in the northeast of Italy and borders on four other regions. These are Friuli-Venezia Giulia to the east, Trentino-Alto Adige and Lombardy to the west, and Emilia-Romagna to the south. The northern tip borders on Austria. The landscape and climate is also characterised by the 150 kilometres long Adriatic coast. The lush wine landscape was already cultivated by the Etruscans. Later, the Romans came and appreciated the ancient wine Raeticum, mentioned by Pliny the Elder (23-79), supposedly a precursor of...

Italy is one of the oldest wine-growing countries, the beginnings go back at least to before 1,000 BC. It was at this time that the Etruscans appeared in central Italy, settling areas in the four regions of today's Abruzzo, Lazio, Tuscany and Umbria. The origins of Italian wine culture lie above all in the Greek colonisation, which brought Greek wine culture to the peninsula, beginning in the 10th century BC on the island of Sicily as well as Campania and Calabria. The Greeks brought many of their grape varieties with them and named the ideal land for...

The white grape variety comes from Italy. Synonyms are Bianchetto, Decanico, Dorana di Venetia, Garganega Bianca, Garganega Comune, Garganega di Gambellara, Garganega Gentile, Garganega Grossa, Garganega Piramidale, Garganega Veronese, Grecanico, Grecanico Bianco, Grecanico Dorato, Grecenicu Biancu, Lizzara, Ostesa, Ostesona, Recanicu(Italy); Garganega Bijela(Croatia); Malvasía de Manresa(Spain). Although it appears to have synonyms or morphological similarities, it should not be confused with Dorona di Venezia, Ribolla Gialla or Vitovska. This very old vine was already mentioned...

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