£25.45/ 0.75 L btl
Wine Suavia Le Rive 2017
|Alcohol content i||13.5%|
|Bottle size and vintage||0.75 L - 2017|
A bright straw-yellow colour with golden flecks, it enthrals on the nose with hints of flint and gunpowder on an aromatic layer of melon, exotic fruit and broom, mingling with spicy suggestions of white pepper and vanilla. Notes of dried fruits and nuts along with toasty nuances feature in its entry onto the palate, where it comes over as elegant and vibrant, with a long persistence of mineral hints. The sublime expression of a Garganega in all its purity, harvested late and very ripe before its vinification.
- Optimum serving temperature:Between 6ºC and 8ºC
Less interesting than 2013
A good wine, but sweeter, less acidic and therefore less well-balanced than the 2013. I guess the balancing act between the late-picked Garganega and the vintage's lack of acidity was not easy to achieve.by: Nabokov (02/01/2018) - Vintage 2013
A really impressive wine, with enormous richness from (intentionally) overripe Gaganega grapes balanced by a fresh acidity that gives it a splendid delineation. I think it will improve in bottle.
Wine from Suavia
Suavia is a winery currently run by the Tessari sisters and figures among the pioneers of Soave, in the province of Verona. Founded in 1982 thanks to the vision of Giovanni, whose family forebears in the world of wine date back to the 19th Century, the winery became a quality benchmark for the region right from its beginnings. The Tessari sisters, Arianna, Valentina, Meri and Alessandra, have taken on different roles in the winery's management and made...