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Corte Mainente, Recioto di Soave, Luna Nova, 2018, Half

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Corte Mainente, Recioto di Soave, Luna Nova, 2018, Half

This Recioto di Soave is made from bunches of a selection of the first picked - for the best condition and good levels of acidity - grapes of Garganega, dried on racks in the autumn to concentrate the sweetness. Perfume of orange peel - and that... Read More

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Corte Mainente, Recioto di Soave, Luna Nova, 2018, Half

ColourWhite

StyleSweet

RegionVeneto

GrowerCorte Mainente

Grape VarietyGarganega

Vintage2018

ABV15%

Bottle37.5cl

ClosureCork

CodeMAI618

Our Rating

Sweet

Dry > Sweet

Corte Mainente

Soave, Italy

We have chosen a winner to work with in Soave with young Davide Mainente.

His family own 12 hectares of vines, both near the town (the Cengelle vineyard) and in the Classico hillside sites such as Pigno and Tenda.

His wines are winning rave reviews in Italy and here (Jancis Robinson described his 2017 Cengelle on jancisrobinson.com as "Chock-full of...

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Garganega

Garganega             

Garganega is a white grape variety grown widely in the Veneto region of North East Italy where it is most famous for the production of Soave.

Though it can be inoffensively neutral, it has a distinct pea-pod character, and can deliver considerable weight and character.

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Corte Mainente, Recioto di Soave, Luna Nova, 2018, Half

This Recioto di Soave is made from bunches of a selection of the first picked - for the best condition and good levels of acidity - grapes of Garganega, dried on racks in the autumn to concentrate the sweetness. Perfume of orange peel - and that bitter marmalade orange flavour permeates this concentrated and opulent sweet wine with around 135 grams of residual sugar per litre. There's more than a hint of botrytis, noble rot, too. Now-2023

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