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Inama Vin Soave Soave Classico 2014

Editorial Review by Gregory Dal Piaz:

Smokey and bright on the nose with a soft waxy edge to the rich and almost nutty yellow fruits that are tipped with just a hint of pollen. Silky and supple in the mouth but at the same time bright and tense with delicate heirloom apple and apricot flavors over a fine base of almost salty soil tones. There’s a big pop of fruit on the backend followed by a very light if modestly aromatic finish and salty, mineral driven finish.. Young, tense and quite precise. 88pts

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Azienda Agricola Inama:
Producing classic wines from the Veneto is our passion. In the 1950s Giuseppe Inama, the estate's founder, began purchasing small plots of vineyards in the heart of the Soave Classico region using nothing more than his savings - at that time, few understood the area's potential. But Giuseppe was a believer. His idea was to assemble only top quality vineyards of old-vine Garganega and fashion fr... Read more
Producing classic wines from the Veneto is our passion. In the 1950s Giuseppe Inama, the estate's founder, began purchasing small plots of vineyards in the heart of the Soave Classico region using nothing more than his savings - at that time, few understood the area's potential. But Giuseppe was a believer. His idea was to assemble only top quality vineyards of old-vine Garganega and fashion from them a wine capable of restoring Soave's reputation. Today our estate comprises more than 25 hectares of vineyards in the very heart of the Soave Classico. In the 1990s we decided to expand our production to include red wines and, after much research, settled on the Colli Berici, a system of terrarossa hills some 15 kilometres (10 miles) east of Soave in the neighbouring province of Vicenza. At first glance the two zones appear to have little in common but they share one fundamental element: the possibility to produce wines reflecting a unique terroir. Each terroir is best expressed through a different variety. In the Soave Classico appellation the steep hills and the meagre basalt soils are carpeted with Garganega. An intensely aromatic variety, it was first planted here by the Romans and was originally known as "Grecanicum", a reference to its Greek origins, although it arrived here from Sicily via Campania where its cousin, Greco, is still widely planted. Isolated from its family, it gradually mutated through hundreds of generations. The name changed and so did the vine: its current, floral iteration gives voice to the inimitable blend of Alpine and Mediterranean influences found in Soave. Read less

Editorial Reviews for Inama Vin Soave Soave Classico

Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
89065238,750
3.50 5
Vintage: 2011 08/21/2013

Smokey and bright on the nose with a soft waxy edge to the rich and almost nutty yellow fruits that are tipped with just a hint of pollen. Silky and supple in the mouth but at the same time bright and tense with delicate heirloom apple and apricot flavors over a fine base of almost salty soil tones. There’s a big pop of fruit on the backend followed by a very light if modestly aromatic finish and salty, mineral driven finish.. Young, tense and quite precise. 88pts


Member Reviews for Inama Vin Soave Soave Classico

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Snooth User: connie7899
439221,498
4.00 5
Vintage: 2016 04/27/2018

I had no idea this was rated so high by the pros. Nice price point. Crisp. Screw top. Good staying power in the fridge.


Snooth User: raindance
2001541,864
3.50 5
Vintage: 2015 08/29/2016

Binny's 5/2016. Just a peach. It has been so long since I tasted the garganega grape from this region. I will not let this happen again.


Snooth User: egon klimt
216731336
4.50 5
Vintage: 2013 08/19/2014

Quite lovely floral and tropical notes. Gotta love those Veneto whites! 94pts


Snooth User: martins2002
2776574,697
3.50 5
Vintage: 2013 12/11/2015

Three and a half glasses


Snooth User: vin0vin0
3578087,044
3.00 5
Vintage: 2012 10/26/2014

Interesting Italian white from the garganega grape. Nice and light mix of citrus and stone fruit. Creamy but not too tart lemon meringue with a bit of a floral note. Not overly complex but decent acidity and a medium finish.


Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
89065238,750
4.40 5
Vintage: 2011 08/21/2013

Four and a half glasses


Snooth User: egon klimt
216731336
0.00 5
Vintage: 2011 08/08/2012

Had it at a party last weekend and was totally amazed! Layers of aromas and flavors that were smooth yet complex. I've got to see if I can find this wine in the market. 92pts


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External Reviews for Inama Vin Soave Soave Classico

External Review
Source: Luxurious Drinks
Vintage: 2017 09/28/2018

2017 Inama Soave Classico garganega


External Review
Source: We Speak Wine
Vintage: 2016 10/09/2018

Founded in 1960 by Giuseppe Inama, this 74 acre estate is located in Monte Foscarino, the heart of Soave Classico. Each vineyard imparts a unique element to the blend; the volcanic soils of Classico lends floral aromas and minerality, and the soils found in Colli Berici contribute depth and structure. The terra rossa soils of this subappellation are particularly well suited to growing Bordeaux blends and was the first region in Italy to plant Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Carmenere. In 1992, Giuseppe handed the reins to his son Stefano who carries on his father's legacy of minimalist intervention in the vineyards and in the cellar. After a short maceration and gentle pressing, the must is left to settle before spontaneous malolactic fermentation. In order to preserve the aromas and varietal flavors, the wines are bottled with a minimal fining or filtration. “We are organic in the way we grow wines, but don't declare it”, says Stefano. “It is not a marketing tool: the quality of the wine is the marketing tool.” - Winery ** Only 6 in Stock **


External Review
Source: We Speak Wine
Vintage: 2016 01/16/2018

Founded in 1960 by Giuseppe Inama, this 74 acre estate is located in Monte Foscarino, the heart of Soave Classico. Each vineyard imparts a unique element to the blend; the volcanic soils of Classico lends floral aromas and minerality, and the soils found in Colli Berici contribute depth and structure. The terra rossa soils of this subappellation are particularly well suited to growing Bordeaux blends and was the first region in Italy to plant Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Carmenere. In 1992, Giuseppe handed the reins to his son Stefano who carries on his father's legacy of minimalist intervention in the vineyards and in the cellar. After a short maceration and gentle pressing, the must is left to settle before spontaneous malolactic fermentation. In order to preserve the aromas and varietal flavors, the wines are bottled with a minimal fining or filtration. “We are organic in the way we grow wines, but don't declare it”, says Stefano. “It is not a marketing tool: the quality of the wine is the marketing tool.” - Winery


External Review
Source: We Speak Wine
Vintage: 2012 05/13/2014

The delicious 2012 Soave Classico opens to a luminous, golden color and elegant tones of dusty mineral backed by beautifully balanced tangerine, exotic fruit and honeydew melon. The fruit notes are tucked safely in the background and never feel obtrusive or heavy. In the mouth, the wine is dry and refreshingly crisp. If you love Soave Classico, this base expression from Inama is one of the best on the market today. Drink 2013-2015. Juicy, with flavors of honeyed apricot, melon and star fruit, this balanced white is well-cut and lightly floral, revealing a stony base note on the finish. Drink now. 20,000 cases made. -AN Founded in 1960 by Giuseppe Inama, this 74 acre estate is located in Monte Foscarino, the heart of Soave Classico. Each vineyard imparts a unique element to the blend; the volcanic soils of Classico lends floral aromas and minerality, and the soils found in Colli Berici contribute depth and structure. The terra rossa soils of this subappellation are partic...


External Review
Vintage: 2012 05/12/2014

The delicious 2012 Soave Classico opens to a luminous, golden color and elegant tones of dusty mineral backed by beautifully balanced tangerine, exotic fruit and honeydew melon. The fruit notes are tucked safely in the background and never feel obtrusive or heavy. In the mouth, the wine is dry and refreshingly crisp. If you love Soave Classico, this base expression from Inama is one of the best on the market today. Drink 2013–2015.


External Review
Source: We Speak Wine
Vintage: 2012 11/04/2014

Founded in 1960 by Giuseppe Inama, this 74 acre estate is located in Monte Foscarino, the heart of Soave Classico. Each vineyard imparts a unique element to the blend; the volcanic soils of Classico lends floral aromas and minerality, and the soils found in Colli Berici contribute depth and structure. The terra rossa soils of this subappellation are particularly well suited to growing Bordeaux blends and was the first region in Italy to plant Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Carmenere. In 1992, Giuseppe handed the reins to his son Stefano who carries on his father's legacy of minimalist intervention in the vineyards and in the cellar. After a short maceration and gentle pressing, the must is left to settle before spontaneous malolactic fermentation. In order to preserve the aromas and varietal flavors, the wines are bottled with a minimal fining or filtration. We are organic in the way we grow wines, but don't declare it, says Stefano. It is not a marketing tool: the quality of the wine is the marketing tool. - Winery


External Review
Vintage: 2012 05/12/2014

Juicy, with flavors of honeyed apricot, melon and star fruit, this balanced white is well-cut and lightly floral, revealing a stony base note on the finish. Drink now.


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<p>Producing some of the finest Italian wines, the Inama Winery has been running since the 1960s. Their wines are known for their fruitiness and spicyness.&nbsp;</p>


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