SOAVE CLASSICO DOC
The Soave Classico Santi has fine distinctive characteristics, due to the
rigorous choice of grapes from mid-hillside plots, which yield a very
fragrant wine with interesting aromatic complexity.
Garganega, Trebbiano di Soave.
Vines on the hills in the heart of the Classico subzone.
ALTITUDE AND ASPECT
The vineyards face south-east and lie at altitudes between 100 and 200
metres above sea level.
TYPE OF SOIL
Volcanic, with basalt formations and a high content of calcium, potassium,
The typical Verona pergola system is used in the steeply sloping vineyards
with old dry-stone terraces, planted to a density of 3,000 vines per
The harvest usually takes place between the first and second weeks of
Following soft pressing, the bunches whole grapes undergo long cold
maceration on the skins in the press. After settling, the must is fermented
with cultured yeasts in steel tanks at a controlled temperature (14˗17 °C).
The wine remains on the lees at a low temperature until spring without
undergoing malolactic fermentation.
Deep straw yellow hue, accompanied by a particularly elegant, vibrant
nose with fresh notes of elderflower and hints of tropical fruit and acacia
honey. The savoury palate is very graceful and well behaved, with big
body and elegant length.
Three years in bottle, laid down in a cool, dark place.
Traditional Veneto dishes: creamed salt cod, roast guinea-fowl.
In general: starters, fish, and white meats.
ALLERGENS: Contains sulphites.