Suavia Soave Classico 2007

White Wine from Veneto, Italy

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Item No. 97206
  • white wine
  • WS90
  • RP88
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Winemaker's Notes

The color is pale yellow with green hues. The nose is fresh, intense and continues with hints of fresh flowers and a hint of anise. The taste is dry, fresh, long and medium-bodied.

Perfect with fish soup, pasta with white vegetable sauce or pasta in broth.

Critical Acclaim

#75 Wine Spectator Top 100 of 2008

Lots of lemon, white peach and mineral character, with hints of orange peel and dry almond. Medium-bodied, with good acidity and a crisp finish, leaving a lingering citrus aftertaste. Racy, nervy and delicious. Minerally, almost flinty. Drink now."
90 Points

"Suavia’s 2007 Soave Classico shows the complexity and character of this hillside site in its ripe yellow fruits, smoke, earthiness and minerals. The wine was very closed and reticent at the outset so I recommend opening it 30 minutes before serving to give it some air. Alternatively a quick double-decant should do the trick. This is a generous, full-bodied style of Soave that is sure to find many fans. Anticipated maturity: 2008-2010. "
88 Points

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ebaum - Fairfax, VA (read all my reviews)

It's hard to know why this made Wine Spectator's Top 100 for 2008 - the flavor is pretty bland. Not worth buying.
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Giuseppe Tessari had built the family's home in 1887, high on the Fittà hills that overlook the Classico heartland, facing the hills of Soave and Monteforte d'Alpone. He cultivated the family's first vineyards with his own hands and sold his fine fruit into the local cantina sociale, keeping to himself only sufficient grapes for a few barrels of Recioto. Then in 1982, a century...

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Learn About Veneto

(vey-NEH-toe) Located in Northeast Italy, near the Austrian border, and one of the three regions making up the Tre-Venezie, Veneto is most famous for its city of love, Venice. In the wine world, Veneto is the top volume producer in the north of Italy. Production includes lovely spritzy Proseccos (also the grape name), as well as the easy-drinking white wine of Soave (made...

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