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Ca' Rugate Soave Classico Monte Fiorentine 2015 750ml

Rated 92 - Extreme vibrant acidity gives this white an edgy and intense character. Full and flavorful with lots of green-apple and sliced-lemon...
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Ca' Rugate Soave Classico San Michele 2016 750ml

Rated 91 - Spicy apples, pears and chamomile character. Medium to full body, tons of nectarine-driven, tangy fruit and a spicy, fruit-forward...
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Folonari Soave 1.5Ltr

Tasting notes Tasting Notes: Straw yellow in color. Bouquet is fruity and crisp. Delicate, dry flavor with a crisp finish....
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I Stefanini Soave Monte Di Fice 2013 750ml

On the nose it is complex, with mineral and intense fruity notes of peach, banana and dry apricot. There’s also a sweet spicy sensation of...
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Inama Soave Classico 2016 750ml

Rated 91 - Bright straw. Pear and apple on the fresh, deep nose. Then juicy with clean flavors of apple jelly, white stone fruit and minerals; has...
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Inama Soave Classico Superiore Vigneto Du Lot 2015 750ml

Rated 95 - White peach, pineapple, mint and almonds with toasty oak undertones. Fleshy, fruit flavours with saline and sherbert lemon notes; dried...
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Rocca Sveva Soave Classico 750ml

A light-bodied white, dry and juicy, offering flavors of poached quince, orchard blossom and fresh peach, with a hint of candied orange zest on the...
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Suavia Soave Classico Le Rive 2010 750ml

Rated 92 - The barrique-aged 2010 Soave Classico Le Rive is comprised of 100% Garganega that is harvested later than is standard. This results in...
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Garganega

Italy is a fine country for white grape varietals, and white wines have been produced in this ancient country for thousands of years. One of the more popular varietals in the modern age is Garganega, which is currently the 5th most planted white grape across Italy. This grape is most closely associated with the Veneto region of Italy, although it is also grown in Sicily, where it is known as Grecanico Dorato. Garganega is a rigorous, hardy grape, which can grow in huge yields - explaining its popularity in the past. Today, winemakers must be careful to keep yields as low as possible, as this a varietal which can easily lose its distinctive characteristics and fine qualities when grown in bulk.

We know Garganega most commonly from the Soave wines which have been consistently popular over the past few decades. Indeed, the Soave Classico wines which still sell in large quantities across the globe are made from 70%-100% Garganega varietal grapes, and these wines showcase the varietal’s fresh and delicate qualities. The most common flavors present in Garganega wines are delicate, citrus notes, balanced by a hint of almond, and the best examples have remarkable balance and length, with wonderful aromatic notes.