Wine Pieropan, "Calvarino", Soave Classico DOC, 2014, 1.5 L
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Reviews of purchase Pieropan, "Calvarino", Soave Classico DOC, 2014, 1.5 L
The wine is pale straw yellow color with a greenish tint. In adulthood becomes golden highlights.
Taste wine, dry, well-balanced and elegant. The finish is long and elegant.
Aromatic bouquet of wine is fresh, with floral notes, hints of ripe lemons and cherries.
The wine used as an aperitif. It goes well with many dishes, in particular, vegetable quiche, fish, shellfish and cheese souffle.
"Kalvarino", 2012 - Italian dry white wine from the wine region of Soave, near Venice. The wine is created from a blend of local grapes - Garganega and Trebbiano di Soave. The grapes are grown on steep slopes in the area of Soave Classico. Crop is harvested by hand. Crushed fruit infused for two days in contact with the skin, followed by the temperature-controlled steel tanks is slow fermentation. Unlike most wines Peropan, "Kalvarino" not aged in oak barrels: this wine is matured on the lees in large concrete tanks. In addition, before the sale, it holds at least two months in the bottle.
The company was founded Pieropan Leonildo Peropanom in 1890. Then the economy ruled by his sons Gustavo and Faustino. Now the company is run by the founder's namesake and grandson - Leonildo. Leonildo Peropan first wine produced with the inscription "Soave" on the label. Wine "La Rocca" and "Calvarino" are examples of Soave wines. "Calvarino" is created without contact with the wood, and "La Rocca" is aged in oak barrels. The farm also produces Peropan two kinds of sweet wines: the traditional "Passito della Rocca" and Recioto "Le Colombare" of slightly dried grapes. Peropan winery is equipped with the latest advances in winemaking. The winery is called Pullichi and is located in a historic mansion in 1460, renovated family Peropan. In 2000 the company bought the site in Peropan Valpolicella region and estate Villa Cipolla Pellegrini. Brothers Dario and Andrea Peropan built a new cellar for aging wine in barrels.
Now the company Peropan vineyards occupy 30 hectares. Most of them are located on the southern slopes of rocky hills of Soave Classico. The vineyards are mainly engaged varieties Garganega and Trebbiano di Soave. Sort Garganega gives wines structure and acidity, Trebbiano di Soave provides a rich taste and fragrant bouquet. In Valpolicella region near the mountain Monte Garzon planted new vineyards. The soil is rich in limestone and clay. The grapes are harvested in late September by hand in small baskets in several stages to obtain the required degree of maturity of the fruit, as Trebbiano di Soave variety matures earlier than Garganega. The winery produces red wine "Ruberpan", which is created from local grapes and aged in oak barrels for at least two years.