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Balestri Valda Soave Classico Garganega (Soave) 2012 Wine Review

Balestri Valda Soave Classico Garganega (Soave) 2012

Balestri Valda Soave Classico Garganega (Soave) 2012

Veneto, Italy

Community Score:84/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $15.95

Drink: 2014-2016

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 12.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: White Wine


Winery: Balestri Valda

Agent: Breakthru Beverage Canada Inc.

Natalie's Score: 89/100

One of the best soave wines I've tasted in a while! Lots of personality and zest here with aromas of lime and fresh chives. Great aperitif or companion to seafood. This is a DOC-designated wine.

Garganega (Soave) food pairings: green salads, turkey sandwiches, freshwater fish.

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This Balestri Valda Soave Classico Garganega (Soave) 2012 was reviewed on January 18, 2014 by Natalie MacLean

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Heather Wall - CS; WSET Advanced rated this wine as 85/100 with the following review:

Clear pale lemon and youthful food friendly wine. Pleasing aromas of ripe apple,pear,citrus, honey,fennel and a detection of sea salt. A palate cleansing slight frizzante with additional flavours of white pepper, honey, minerality and sea salt. Perfect for shell fish, ocean fish, caesar salad, creamy pasta. This wine is meant to be enjoyed now. Good value at $13.
Tasted April 2014
Martha Kelly AIWS - CS rated this wine as 82/100 with the following review:

Pale lemon in colour, this aromatic, youthful wine has flavours of green apple, pear, white pepper, almond, lemon, and fennel with a sea salt minerality. The wine is refreshing with a slight, refeshing effervecence. The ripe fruit flavours carry through on the warming, spicy finish.
Pair with light cream pasta dishes, fish with herbs, and mild to medium intensity cheese.
Date tasted: April 2014.
A lovely Soave showing aromas and flavours of crisp pear, apple, cucumber leaf and fresh herbs. Juicy, dry and balanced on the palate with the subtle suggestion of a light spritz. Source: Vintages Wine Ratings and Reviews, July 2013

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