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Recioto di Soave

DOCG area for white wine in the Italian region Veneto, The wine type of the area-identical DOC area Soave was highly classified in 1998. 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 Soave in the province Verona. The Classico area includes the municipalities of Monteforte d'Alpone and Soave. It lies on the often steep south and south-west slopes between the two places at an altitude of between 100 and 350 meters. The vineyards cover around 6,500 hectares east of Verona in the alluvial plain of the Adige. If the grapes come from classified vineyards, can Vigna followed by the location name.

The cute Dessert wine is based on the procedure so named here Recioto produced. For this, particularly ripe grapes are selected and dried. It is made from local varieties Garganega (70%), Trebbiano di Soave / Trebbiano Nostrano Verdicchio Bianco (max. 30%, of which max. 5% other approved varieties) blended. The alcohol content must be at least 12% vol. The straw yellow up amber Wine has an aroma of fruit, raisins, figs, honey and malt. Wines from the core area may use the BV designation Recioto di Soave Classico . There is also a Spumante with at least 11.5% vol alcohol.

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