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Pieropan Soave 2010


Recommendation: An outstanding buy

Winery/Producer: Leonildo Pieropan; Verona, Italy.

Grape Variety: 85% Garganega and 15% Trebbiano di Soave

Geographic Region, Appellation: Soave, Italy.

Vintage: 2010

Price: $16 (with a 20% off “bargain bin” discount)

Purchased From: The Caviste, Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Pared With: Crab soup

Tasting:

    He said: Very light wheat straw color. Light citrus aromas with floral hints. Refreshing crisp citrus and Granny Smith apple taste that is slightly creamy, and a finish with tart citrus and mineral. Very delicious Italian white that is loaded with character and is OUTSTANDING mid-palate through the finish. Good with the crab soup and very easy drinking when sipping alone.

    She said: We always check out the discount bin in our favorite wine store and have never been disappointed. This Soave is no exception. Although it is not a bargain it was an outstanding wine. Short in aroma it was crisp at first taste and pleased the palate with a light body and creamy flavor that ended with a delicious finish heightened by a tad of tartness at the very end. There are many good wines available in the $20 price range and this is one of them.

    Comments:

Alcohol: 12%

Bar code: 726452009612