Wine Suavia, Soave Classico "Le Rive", 2012
Wine beautiful golden-yellow color with a greenish tint.
Wine is characterized by rich, powerful and smooth taste of good length with a well-rounded tones of apricot, candied orange, almond paste and dried herbs. In a pleasant, refreshing aftertaste caught salty mineral tones and nuances of roasted nuts.
The wine reveals a wealth of aromas of fresh flowers, exotic fruits, apples, citrus and apricot jam. They are joined by notes of vanilla, almonds, nuts, incense and minerals.
The wine is best combined with dishes of meat, soft and ripe cheese.
Wine "Le Rive" made from Garganega grapes, grown in the same vineyard, which is located at an altitude of 280 meters above sea level in the area Fitta, in the municipality of Soave. The vines are planted on the southern slope on the soil of volcanic origin with basaltic substrate, loose loamy texture, rich in trace elements. Crop is harvested by hand in mid-October. Then gently pressed grapes and is subjected to alcoholic fermentation, in casks (30%) and steel (70%), which lasts for 15-20 days at 15-18 ° C. This is followed by malolactic fermentation, which flows naturally in oak barrels. The wine matures 15 months in barriques, contacting with private precipitation without straining, and then - just a few months in steel tanks. After filling "Le Rivet" Bottled further maintained from 5 to 12 months. Potential wine storage - 5-8 years. The average annual volume of production - 7000 bottles of wine.
In one of the oldest Italian wine regions, in the Veneto region, is an estate Tessar family, members of which for many years involved in winemaking. In 1982, Giovanni Tessar and his wife Rosetta decide independently engage in the manufacture of wine and no longer take the crop to the local co-op. They give the name of his farm Suavia - in honor of the ancient city in the region of Soave. The vineyards of the estate area of 1700 hectares are located around the village Fitt, to the east of Verona, in a hilly area that has rich soil, microclimate and great potential for the production of top-quality wines. Part of this territory since 1931 Soave Classico is referred to as. It is the most suitable to create the most exquisite wines Soave. The so-called Soave Classico wines are more maturity than the rest of the wine, a vast area of Soave, titled "Allargata."
At present, the management of the economy Suaviya concentrated in the hands of Mary, Arianna, Valentina and Alessandra Tessar. Observing the traditions of the region, improving the terroir, with special attention to the cultivation and development of indigenous white grape varieties (Garganega, Trebbiyano di Soave), in collaboration with universities and institutes of oenology, they produce the best wines of the region Soave. Every year it produces about 100,000 bottles of wine.