Pieropan Soave Classico La Rocca 2017 - Toast Wines by Taste
Good quality exotic/domestic wine and spirit shop in West Hartford, CT.
Pieropan Soave Classico La Rocca 2017
SKU: 20449

Pieropan Soave Classico La Rocca 2017

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$39.99

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Category White Wine
Varietal
Region Italy, Veneto, Soave
Brand Pieropan
Alcohol/vol 13%

Brilliant and intense yellow with golden hints; characterful wine, reminiscent of exotic fruit and nuts on the nose; soft and persistent on the palate, with hints of spice, length and elegance.

James Suckling
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I love the smoky and toasted-almond nose of this concentrated Soave. There’s a great interplay of ripeness and discreet tannins and a very long, fresh and mineral finish. From organically grown grapes. Drink or hold.

Wine Enthusiast
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Aromas tropical fruit, chamomile, toasted nut and acacia lift out of the glass. The full, rounded palate doles out ripe apricot, yellow peach, juicy pineapple and grilled herb, while a bitter almond note graces the lingering finish. Drink through 2023.

Kerin O'Keefe, November 2019
Wine & Spirits
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La Rocca is Pieropan’s only vineyard planted in limestone soils, and the family harvests this plot last, allowing a small percentage of botrytis to develop. In 2016, those concentrated berries gave the wine a rich, glossy texture and heady honeysuckle scents. Its lush flavors of dried pineapple, pear and candied lemon evolve into savory notes of smoked pork and hints of sweet spice gained from a year in oak barrels. It could almost pass for a Meursault.

Peter Liem
Decanter
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Intense nose with evolved flavors of ripe fruit, honey and vanilla. Shows minerality on the palate with smooth and deep texture.

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