Wine "Monte Grande", Soave Classico DOC, 2010, 1.5 L
Wine pale golden color.
Well-balanced wine with medium body and mellow taste, which shows bright colors of white peach, acacia and almond. The finish is long, clean.
The wine has a delicate aroma with hints of quince, almonds and minerals.
The wine goes well with vegetable soups, risotto, baked fish, grilled fish, white meats, cheeses, casseroles, vegetables, eggs.
Wine "Monte Grande" is made from berries picked the best white wines from the vineyard Monteforte. The vineyards are located in the southern and south-eastern parts of Monteforte d'Alpone, at an altitude of 150 meters above sea level. Vines with an average age of 30 years, planted in the soil, consisting of volcanic rocks. Stocking density is low, it is 3,500 plants per hectare. Yield yield - 90 quintals per hectare. The harvest usually takes place in mid-October. After pressing and fermentation at 18 ° C, "Monte Grande" matures in large oak barrels for 15 and 20 hectoliters. The wine has a splendid long aftertaste.
The farm Pra located in Monteforte d'Alpone, at the foot of the picturesque hill Froska owns 20 hectares of vineyards and has a considerable reputation. Pra glorified not only for its wines, but also the invention of one of the brothers Pra new system tying grapes "Pergoletta". This system has been legally incorporated into the rules of wine production category Soave DOCG, as an alternative to the old system. Although the winery Pra there a long time, until 1983 Pra wines were known only in the region. In 1983 appeared on the market the first brand management - Soave Classico, which immediately gained popularity. Brothers Pra - qualified enologist, trained at the School of Wine in Conegliano - put a lot of effort for economic development: expanding territory, modernize the process of growing grapes and making wine, apply environmental phyto-sanitary measures for the care of vines.