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Soave Classico 'Salvarenza', Gini

  • Certified Organic
  • Salvarenza is a tiny sub-plot of the La Froscà Cru and home to the Gini’s centenarian vines, some of which are prephylloxera
  • 100% Garganega
  • 150 meters above sea level
  • South-east orientation
  • Limestone-veined soil with thin tuff layers
  • Hand-harvested  at the end of October
  • Fermented with ambient yeasts in oak cask. Malolactic fermentation and aging in oak
  • Wine rests on its lees for 1 year in 25 hl barrels and used barriques
  • Aged on the lees additional 6-8 months in small steel tanks
  • Rests six months in bottle before release
  • No sulfites are added to the grape must prior to fermentation; Sandro Gini was the first in Italy to try this method in 1985
  • 800 cases produced each year on average
Producer:
Vintage:
2016
Country:
Italy
Region:
Veneto
Appellation:
Soave
Variety:
Garganega
Color:
White
Farming Practice:
Certified Organic

Press & Reviews

Wine Enthusiast

Score:
96
Date:
2020-06-17

James Suckling

Score:
94
Date:
2019-11-18

Vinous Media

Score:
94
Date:
2021-02-23