Volcanic Wines of Italy

November 18, 2017 (Sat) from 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Corvina Wine Company
6038 W. Lincoln Ave
West Allis, WI 53219

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Cost: $20 per person

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There are many areas throughout Italy boasting appellations of volcanic origin.  These wines are distinctive and speak to their unique place. The discerning characteristic of volcanic terroir and the wines it produces lies on the palate.  The wines are focused with a linear profile that transcends grape variety and region.  These wines show mineral notes that translate to an energetic profile on the palate and textures that no other soil is capable of producing.  The wines featured in this flight are some of the top volcanic wines in Italy.  

Some of the wines to be tasted:
“MONTE CARBONARE” SOAVE CLASSICO DOC
PRODUCER: Suavia
GRAPES: 100% Garganega
“ERSE” ETNA ROSSO DOC
PRODUCER: Tenuta di Fessina
GRAPES: 80% Nerello Mascalese, 20% Nerello Cappuccio
“TERRA DI LAVORO” ROCCAMONFINA IGT
PRODUCER: Galardi
GRAPES: 80% Aglianico, 20% Piedirosso

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