14 September 2022

We work daily very hard to deliver the best wine we can. We do it taking care of our land, constantly innovating and working with people that really belive in our project. It is with pleasure that we are sending you the latest reviews by James Suckling.

 

Amarone della Valpolicella Classico DOCG 2017 – 93 pt

Tarry dried cherries, dark chocolate, Christmas spice and some figs and leather on the nose. Rich and flavorful with bittersweet dates and black chocolate. Still fresh and juicy, with polished yet tightly wound tannins. A solid Amarone. Drink or hold.

 

Ripasso della Valpolicella Classico Superiore DOC 2019 – 91 pt

Quite a rich nose, with dusty berries, chocolate crust, licorice and sweet autumn spices. Generous and welcoming with juicy, sweet-sour berries and red plums, rounded by silky tannins in the medium-bodied palate. Drink now.

 

Massimo Rosso Veneto IGT 2020 – 92 pt

Aromas of spiced, cocoa-dusted cherries and raspberries, with hints of dried orange peel and chocolate. Medium-bodied with polished, chalky tannins and tangy acidity. Refreshing and juicy, with a fruit-oriented palate and hints of spices at the end. Firm finish. Drink or hold.

 

Antonio Montello – Colli Asolani DOC 2018 – 91 pt

Dried strawberries and raspberries with vanilla, licorice and crushed stones. Medium-bodied with a polished texture, mellow red-fruit character and a spicy edge. Flavorful finish. Drink now.

 

Longheri – Pinot Grigio delle Venezie DOC – 91 pt

This shows aromas of lemons, orange zest and sliced apples with some floral notes, too. Medium-bodied with a round texture. Clean and focused, with fresh and crunchy fruit character. Delicious and vibrant. Drink now.

 

Dei Carni – Chardonnay IGT Trevenezie – 91 pt

Attractive aromas of sliced apple, white nectarine and honeysuckle. Crisp and zesty on the palate, with notes of flashy lemons and pear-drops. Round texture and vivid acidity with a flavorful finish. Drink now.

 

Sparkling wine – Giusti Rosé Brut – 90 pt

Dusted red cherry, rose petal, grapefruit and some chalk to the nose, followed by a crisp and fizzy palate that’s dry and chalky, with a mouthwatering finish. A blend of chardonnay, pinot noir and recantina. Drink now.

 

Asolo Prosecco Superiore DOCG Extra Dry – 90 pt

Dusted chalk, lemon and sliced apple on the nose, following through to an off-dry palate with a delicate mousse. Simple, fresh and balanced. Drink now.

Our sparkling wines

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Asolo DOCG Extra Brut by Graziana Grassini

DOCG Extra Brut

A unique Prosecco, a careful process to best express the character of our territory: Il Montello. Selection of the bunches, hand-picked in our Aria Valentina estate in the very early hours of the morning, soft pressing of the whole bunch. Finally maturation sur lie for six months.

Production Area: Hilly area of "Montello", Municipality of Nervesa della Battaglia (TV). On the south side overlooking the surrounding plain stands Tenuta Aria Valentina, where the plants are exposed to sunlight all day and in the evening they can enjoy the fresh current of air brought by the Piave river that flows separating the Montello Hill from the Collalto and Susegana Area

Soil Characteristic: of medium texture tending to clay, with a typical reddish color derived from the presence of iron oxides

Vineyard: Planted in 2008, the vineyard of Tenuta Aria Valentina is bred in double upside down with an investment of 3600 plants per hectare

Color: Bright straw yellow, with bright greenish reflections

Bouquet: It is immediately frank, impeccable cleanliness and elegance, of pleasant intensity, on fruity and floral tones. At first a clear and fresh perception of golden apple pulp followed by notes of Abate pear and white pulp peach, spring flowers (acacia, orange blossom and hawthorn). Following, a pleasant perception of rocky minerality.

Flavor: Attack in the mouth is definitely fresh, crunchy, savory and fruity; of frankness. Then the wine opens up to a balanced complexity of pleasant taste-olfactory perceptions that continue on an important agreement of notes of yellow fruit; the finish is persistent with a bitter and almond aftertaste.

Pairings: crustacean crudité, sea bass carpaccio, risotto with squid and zucchini.

Serving temperature: 6 - 8 ° C.

Residual Sugar below 1 g/l

Campagna finanziata ai sensi del reg. ue n. 1308/2013

Campaign financed according to eu reg. no. 1308/2013