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Collis - Cantine Riondo

Spumante - sparkling Soave DOC Brut Castelforte Excelsa Soave, Veneto, Italy

Type: Spumante - sparkling
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 11.5%
Price: Up to 15.00 €
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: Steel
Variety: Garganega.
Registration number : #Rio-LZ313

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 13 March, 2012

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 white grape variety comes from Italy. Synonyms are Decanico, Dorana di Venetia, 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 in the 13th century by...

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