Italian wine reviews (tasted through April 2017)

Check out my latest reviews (226 wines): Lugana, Collio, Soave, Taurasi, Aglianico, Fiano, Greco, Falanghina and more

blind tasting Kerin O'Keefe

Italian wine reviews (tasted through February 2017)

Check out my latest reviews (282 wines): Brunello di Montalcino, Alto Adige, Soave and more

blind tasting Kerin O'Keefe

O’Keefe: ageability key to Soave’s success (by Darren Smith)

Communicating the ageing potential of the wines of Soave is crucial to the rebuilding of the region’s winemaking reputation, Kerin O’Keefe has said.

Speaking to the drinks business at the Soave 2015 Preview in Monteforte D’Alpone, Veneto, Italian wine critic O’Keefe said she had been “very, very impressed” by back vintages of Soave wine from the Classico zone presented at the event.

Read more here:  https://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2016/06/okeefe-ageability-key-to-soaves-success/

There is also a video made by Winenews.it (in Italian): https://youtu.be/BuwTjH9hkyw?t=340

5 Must-Try Soaves

Delicious, affordable and ideal for the holidays, here’s your guide to Soave, one of Italy’s greatest whites.

Today, the region’s top producers have gone back to the old ways: they only use the two original grapes, and are focused on quality, not quantity—the same tenets that helped seduce drinkers some 40 years ago.

The best bottles hail from Soave Classico, the original hillside vinyards. Here, the volcanic soil, high altitude and old vines all conspire to create rich, deep wines with floral aromas, creamy white-fruit flavors and mineral notes.

The best part: These top-shelf wines are a downright steal, at least for now.

Read the article: 5 Must-Try Soaves