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Pieropan Soave Classicotext

Pieropan Soave Classico 2020

Soave, Verona, Veneto, ItalyIf you've ever shied away from Soave, or the garganega grape because it's boring or weak, you owe it to yourself to try the master: Pieropan. The Pieropan family has been producing wines in Soave since the 1890s, and their estate covers nearly 60 hectares of organic vineyards, dotting the stony hills of Soave Classico. It is now run by the 4th generation, brothers Andrea and Dario. This, their youngest and freshest cuvée, is splashed with 15% trebbiano di soave. The destemmed grapes are native fermented in glass-lined cement tanks, where it remains on fine lees until the following spring when it is bottled. Fresh and bright over a bottom layer of fine wax, with subtly perfumed yellow fruits, grapefruit, candied meyer lemon lit with shining citrus pith and buzzy mineral notes. This slight white is such a charmer, and will continue to build complexity in your cellar short term. For now, partner with spring veg risottos and salads.Tasted: 25 January 2022Tasted by: Treve RingPrices:
BC$26.00750mlprivate wine shops
Producer: Pieropan, Az Agr.Distributors: Landmark Selections
Grape: GarganegaCSPC: 018804UPC: 00626990091028