Tamellini Italian Soave 2018
Straw yellow colour, intense, fragrant and floral nose, intense and velvety flavour with a note of almonds. Food matches: As an aperitif, pizza margherita with mozzarella di bufala and basil. Fresh water fish. Delicate pasta and rice dishes.
Short description of the vinification and ageing process: the clusters are selected in the vineyard; de-stemming, soft crushing, the must is cooled at 5 degrees Celsius, the first run of the must is fermented with temperature control at 15 degrees Celsius; after fermentation the wine rests for 4-5 months before being bottled. After 1 month minimum from bottling the wine is released on the market.
Owners Gaetano and Pio Francesco Tamellini have earned the estate an outstanding reputation as winemakers of the Tamellini Italian Soave 2018 as one of only two dozen estate-bottled growers and producers of authentic Soave. With the assistance of Paolo Caciorgna, one of Italy’s most accomplished white winemakers, shows the metamorphosis from supplier to producer began in 1998.
The 34 hectares of vineyards are planted to 100% Garganega (27 hectares of Soave DOC and 7 hectares of Soave Classico) and lie in one of the most classic zones of production which is San Vittore, at the foot of the hills, where they produce Soave DOC from the zone of Costeggiola from which Tamellini produce their single vineyard ‘Le Bine’. Disease and pest control are carried out only when necessary using environmentally friendly products such as Bordeaux poultice and dry sulphur products. No type of herbicide is used, only the grass is mown. No mineral or organic fertilisers are used.