Pieropan

Classico Soave Garganega

8.9110 ratings
9.07 pro ratings
Soave, Verona, Veneto, Italy
Garganega
Top Notes For
Dan Thomas

Well done. Solid example from this producer

Well done. Solid example from this producer

Apr 17th, 2018
Lee Pitofsky

Bracing acidity, nose of petrol and tropical fruits, guava and fresh mango on the palate. A bit reminiscent of the sunny Rheingau region for a dry German Riesling.

Bracing acidity, nose of petrol and tropical fruits, guava and fresh mango on the palate. A bit reminiscent of the sunny Rheingau region for a dry German Riesling.

Apr 6th, 2018
Paul Masson

Ripe and fruit-forward despite the modest frame, lightly salty, and very lightly nutty. Good buy on clearance at Safeway for $13

Ripe and fruit-forward despite the modest frame, lightly salty, and very lightly nutty. Good buy on clearance at Safeway for $13

Mar 31st, 2018
Bob McDonald

Notes of Lemon Zest and citrus generally. On the palate lively fresh Citrus flavours with a little salinity. This Soave has some Trebbiano in the blend with Garaganega dominating of course. This gives the wine a fuller mouth feel because of the Trebbiano. Very moreish and easy to drink. Tasted again on 8th March 2018 and loved it. More nutty aromas and more Saline, making one wanting a second glass!

Notes of Lemon Zest and citrus generally. On the palate lively fresh Citrus flavours with a little salinity. This Soave has some Trebbiano in the blend with Garaganega dominating of course. This gives the wine a fuller mouth feel because of the Trebbiano. Very moreish and easy to drink. Tasted again on 8th March 2018 and loved it. More nutty aromas and more Saline, making one wanting a second glass!

Dec 5th, 2017
Bob McDonald

Lemon in colour. Notes of almond, citrus and apricot. The blend is 85% Garganega and 15% Trebbiano di Soave. The latter grape gives a more luscious feel on the palate than you would expect showing peach, ripe apple and mineral. Has filled out nicely since its youth. A lovely wine at its peak with medium minus acid.

Lemon in colour. Notes of almond, citrus and apricot. The blend is 85% Garganega and 15% Trebbiano di Soave. The latter grape gives a more luscious feel on the palate than you would expect showing peach, ripe apple and mineral. Has filled out nicely since its youth. A lovely wine at its peak with medium minus acid.

1 person found it helpfulApr 18th, 2021
Jordan Wardlaw

After some heavy reduction early on (screw cap?), reveals some lovely fruit and shimmering minerality. Tart stone fruit, sea spray and Asian pear are all wonderful, but it’s the remarkable mouthfeel of this wine that makes it memorable. Minerals, zest and acid are abundant but they attack the palate gracefully and reveal a surprisingly amount of richness.

After some heavy reduction early on (screw cap?), reveals some lovely fruit and shimmering minerality. Tart stone fruit, sea spray and Asian pear are all wonderful, but it’s the remarkable mouthfeel of this wine that makes it memorable. Minerals, zest and acid are abundant but they attack the palate gracefully and reveal a surprisingly amount of richness.

1 person found it helpfulAug 4th, 2018
Weijie Shi (Jay)

A very mineral driven wine. Meyer lemon, orange blossom, ripe tangerine, jelly, hint of honey, slight corn notes, maybe a little oak treatment. Chalk and crushed rocks really stands out. Obvious lees contact. Bitterness, bright acid, slight oily texture. Some heat on the finish.

A very mineral driven wine. Meyer lemon, orange blossom, ripe tangerine, jelly, hint of honey, slight corn notes, maybe a little oak treatment. Chalk and crushed rocks really stands out. Obvious lees contact. Bitterness, bright acid, slight oily texture. Some heat on the finish.

1 person found it helpfulJan 30th, 2018
Adam Beasley

Salted lemon, tangerine, sweet pear, and fresh herbs. Medium bodied and kinda oily in the mouth. I don’t have much experience with Soave but it reminds me a lot of Colombard from S. France.

Salted lemon, tangerine, sweet pear, and fresh herbs. Medium bodied and kinda oily in the mouth. I don’t have much experience with Soave but it reminds me a lot of Colombard from S. France.

Apr 22nd, 2020
Alan Hyde

Great stuff

Great stuff

Apr 7th, 2020
Jim Nelson

50th vintage to help celebrate our 25th vintage

50th vintage to help celebrate our 25th vintage

Dec 1st, 2019