Cantina Giacomo Montresor

45913399 Via Ca' di Cozzi 16, C.P. PT BUSINESS VERONA 2
Verona, 37124
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The Montresor family has its roots in France. The count Claude de Montresor had a prominent important historical position during Cardinal Richelieu days and he took part to the political events as prime counsellor of Duke d'Orleans, the cousin of the king. He supported a moderate and less conservative monarchy. The Montresor family is also mentioned in a famous tale of Edgar A. Poe, "The Amontillado Cask", where a member of the Montresor family is described as premium wine connoisseur with an excellent palate. In the XVI century a branch of the family moved from Chateau Montresor, in the Loire valley to Italy and more precisely in Verona where they acquired lands, estates and started the culture of the vines. When Giacomo Montresor, in the second half of the 19th century, started to sell the wines he produced under his family name, he could not imagine that one century later his wines would have reached the four cardinal points of the world. Today his successors carry on this tradition which associates Read more »

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  • Corvina

    History of the grape: There are 6th century written documents by Cassiodoro, a magistrate of Visigoth King Theodorus,...

  • Garganega

    History of the grape: Garganega is a white varietal that has been grown in the region for centuries. It is a primary ...

  • Nero d'Avola

    History of the grape: The name translates to “Black [grape] of Avola,” referring to the town in Sicily where it was f...

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

  • Catarratto

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  • Bardolino DOC le Banche di San Lorenzo 2012


    A bit thin with some green pepper. Tastes kind of like a young sangiovese but without the acidity. Read More

    Wine review by vin0vin0

  • Giacomo Montresor Valpolicella Classico Castel San Pietro 2011


    Decent mid week Italian. Not overly complex but food friendly with light tannins, medium acidity, some dark and medium red fruits and a somewhat short finish. None of the mustiness found in some Italian red blends. Read More

    Wine review by vin0vin0

  • Amarone Della Valpolicella DOC del Fondatore 2009


    No written review

    Wine review by LetUsTaste

  • Doricum Rosato IGT 2009


    Enjoyed this with olive oil and cheese pasta with garlic roasted chicken,and assorted vegetables. Very smooth and light on the palate. First time tasting this varietal it initially reminds me of a light Pinot Grigio.Smooth mouth feel. Medium body. Short after taste. Overall very friendly and easy to drink. I like it for what it is. Read More

    Wine review by RoadDogs70

  • Gran Guardia Lugana DOC Giacomo Montresor 2008


    A very nice Lugana. Had it one night at Barbutto in New York with a great dinner. I do wish it were available in the US. Read More

    Wine review by srit

  • Doricum Rosato IGT 2009


    Bright straw yellow, aromas of citrus fruits, green apples and almonds; flavors of tart pippins, limes and summer flowers, bright, clean and long finish, perfect for Summer patios Read More

    Wine review by InWineTruth

  • Giacomo Montresor Prosecco Spumante Contessa Giulia


    This surprising prosecco teases the palate with a fine fruity finish is extremely drinkable and leaves you wanting more. Read More

    Wine review by Lndn

  • Giacomo Montresor Bardolino le Banche di San Lorenzo 2007


    Well balanced wine - strong explosion of fruit in the beginning, while tannins slowly evolve on the finish. Beautiful bouquet and gorgeous ruby color. A sure favorite for folks who enjoy medium-bodied wines Read More

    Wine review by bosoxfan23

  • Giacomo Montresor Valpolicella Il Veronese 2006


    Its not exactly a ripasso, and is more subtle in style It had great complex favors of wood, walnut, dried fruit and vanilla. I didnt notice the tannins, though it's mentioned in the wine notes. Read More

    Wine review by lingprof

  • Giacomo Montresor Garganega Soave Classico Castello di Soave 2008


    A typically mute bouquet of lemon with a similarly soft, muted and neutral flavor upon entry. A tiny bit harsh on the palate, otherwise a sound Soave of little pretense. Recommended for parties Read More

    Wine review by zufrieden

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