Ca’Rugate Soave Classico “Monte Alto” 2014 (750ml/12)
The viticultural story of the Tessari family begins in the early 1900s. The estate has been called Ca’Rugate since 1986, taking its name from the volcanic hills on which the vineyard are found. The Ca’Rugate vineyards cover 58 hectares, 35 of which are located within the commune of Montecchia di Crosara in Valpolicella.
Due to the unique sunny microclimate and rich volcanic soil, these gentle sloping hills have always been a cradle for high quality wines. Ca’ Rugate uses only indigenous ...New York, New Jersey, California, Massanois Imports
A creamy white brought to life with lip-smacking acidity, displaying loads of aromatics, with road tar, verbena and waxy notes accenting flavors of white peach's, almondine and lemon curd. Loads of spices round out the finish. 415 cases produced.
Vinous Media"Bright golden yellow. Rich aromas and flavors of pineapple, stone fruit and spicy herbs. Clean, fresh and lush, with a ripe tactile mouthfeel persisting nicely on the juicy finish. Oak aged (roughly 60% is aged in large 20hL oak barrels and 40% in once used barriques)." -Ian D'Agata