Wine Tenuta Sant'Antonio, "Fontana" Soave DOC, 2016
Reviews of purchase Tenuta Sant'Antonio, "Fontana" Soave DOC, 2016
The wine has a light straw color with greenish reflections.
Deep and rich taste of wine saturated with notes of ripe apples and pears, which are perfectly complemented by a well-balanced acidity. In a pleasant aftertaste felt light almond nuances.
The enticing aroma of the wine is filled with fresh hints of elder flower and white grape and nuances of white fruit.
Wine is a good addition to the cold appetizers, light pasta dishes with sauces and risotto, fish (especially freshwater), dishes based on eggs, white meat.
Fontana - aromatic wine with a fresh and intense flavor, filled with notes of ripe white fruit and floral motifs. Produced in the region of Veneto, and its name translated from Italian means "pleasant", "gentle" Fontana is a assemblage of three grape varieties:. Garganega, Trebbiano di Soave and Chardonnay.
The vineyards are located in the municipality of Colognola ai Colli at an altitude of about 200 meters above sea level. The soils of the region silty, clayey with a significant amount of sand and the presence of tuff - cemented porous rock. The average age of the vines - about 20 years. Stocking density of 4000-8000 vines per hectare. Yield up to 120 tons per hectare. The grapes are harvested by hand. Soft pressing is carried out using nitrogen. Cold maceration occurs within 10-12 hours. Wine is fermented with yeast at a low temperature. During malolactic fermentation in steel tanks carried batonnazh. wine storage potential is 3-4 years.
The winery Tenuta Sant'Antonio is owned by four brothers - Titian, Armando, Paolo and Massimo Castañeda. The winery is located in the eastern part of the Valpolicella area called Monte Gharbi, on behalf of a hill, near which it is located. Vineyards cover an area of 50 hectares, 20 hectares of which went to the brothers inherited from their father Antonio Castañeda, and 30 hectares were purchased by the brothers in 1989. Vineyards are planted along the slopes of Mezzana, Lavagna and San Martino Albergo Bon at an average altitude of 350 meters above sea level. Careful attention to viticulture and manual assembly crop farming provide exceptional quality wines Sant'Antonio. With its commitment to excellence, and a large area of vineyards, winery Tenuta Sant'Antonio is considered one of the biggest and best producers in the Valpolicella area. In the first place Castañeda brothers put the quality of their products. The yield is kept low to maximize the concentration of nutrients in grapes. Refuting the famous saying "a vine - one bottle of wine," Castañeda brothers derive a new formula for the production of wine, "two vines - one bottle of wine."