Grape varieties: 100% Garganega dried for 40 days.
Location: 3,9 hectares, all cultivated in guyot, located on the volcanic slopes of Monte Calvarina on the east side of the Soave DOC area, from 250 to 300 m above s/l.
Average vine age: 30 years
Vines per hectare: 5.000
Production: 2.800 Lt/Ha
Harvest: Starting the second week of September, the grapes are handpicked and transported. Then laid to dry on straw mats for about one month.
Fermentation and maturation: In stainless steel vats, tonneaux and barrels of 25 hl.
At first glance: Intense yellow.
On the nose: Captivating and fruity of apricot, peach and citrus.Towards the end, dried fruits and balsamic hints of mint and sage.
On the palate: Balanced and very persistent. Sensations of dried fruits which emerge from a base of citrus and exotic fruits.
Accompaniments: Ideal with complex dishes of fish and sweet grilled meats like lamb and goat. Intriguing with well seasoned cheeses.
Service temperature: 12-14°C
Ageing potential: 60 months
Soave Motto Piane 2008 Fattori has been awarded by "Decanter World Wine Awards 2010" of the Gold Medal and the International Trophy as The Best White Wine under the section:
"White Single Varietal Trophy Under £10", over a selection of thousand of wines from all around the world.