FROSCÀ

Google Earth Position: 45° 25’ 36.85 N 11° 16’ 13.17 E Commune maps included: Monteforte F17 Toponyms: Chiavica, Capitello, Salvarenza Fontana, Palustrello, Pissarotto Monte Riondo, M. Froscà View map Back Surely this is one of the most characteristic and historical Cru of Soave Classico. The term probably derives from FRASCA [...]

2021-01-18T09:53:54+01:00October 19th, 2018|Categories: UGA|

PONSARA

Google Earth Position: 45° 25’ 56.86 N 11° 16’ 06.31 E Commune maps included: Monteforte F12 Toponyms: Casella, Secchiarello, Ponsara, Casetta View map Back From an etymological point of view, the evolution of the term leads us to "Pontara" a dialectal translation of "climb". We are actually in a hilly area even if the slope gra [...]

2020-11-04T13:02:56+01:00October 19th, 2018|Categories: UGA|

PIGNO

Google Earth Position: 45° 25’ 45.33 N 11° 15’ 37.55 E Commune maps included: Soave F21 Toponyms: Rovaro, Tovi, Praissoni, Bognolo Montebasso, Mondello, Pigno, Ponsara View map Back This unit falls entirely in the municipality of Soave, and represents a perfect example of the true soul of the Soave Classico. Steep to dramatica [...]

2021-01-18T10:05:57+01:00October 19th, 2018|Categories: UGA|

CASARSA

Google Earth Position: 45° 26’ 14.62 N 11° 17’ 47.81 E Commune maps included: Monteforte F15 Toponyms: Bosco, Taiola, Case Abbrucciate, Molino View map Back Starting from the north after Duello and Costalunga, Casarsa constitutes the third "tongue" of the hills that stretch over the Alpone valley. The pedological origin is simil [...]

2020-11-04T13:03:17+01:00October 19th, 2018|Categories: UGA|

COSTALTA

Google Earth Position: 45° 26’ 21.64 N 11° 16’ 47.03 E Commune maps included: Monteforte F11 Toponyms: Monte Grande, Cost’Alta, Cassabizza Onare, Cervia, Casa Nuova View map Back Evident in the toponym, this area is well known for exposure and altimetry. Indeed, it bears witness to its historicity as one of the most suitable [...]

2021-01-18T09:30:17+01:00October 19th, 2018|Categories: UGA|

PRESSONI

Google Earth Position: 45° 26’ 27.36 N 11° 15’ 48.53 E Commune maps included: Monteforte F17 Toponyms: Chiavica, Capitello, Salvarenza Fontana, Palustrello, Pissarotto Monte Riondo, M. Froscà View map Back It is one of the smallest units of the Soave Classico but has an almost barycentric position between Monteforte and Soave [...]

2021-01-18T10:07:39+01:00October 19th, 2018|Categories: UGA|

MONTE GRANDE

Google Earth Position: 45° 26’ 30.94 N 11° 16’ 20.20 E Commune maps included: Soave F10 Toponyms: Cerceni, Cercini, Battocchi, Catti Furbi, Siviero, Carniga, Carcera View map Back From a statistical point of view, Monte Grande is the cru with the highest concentration of planted vineyards of the whole denomination. Altitude, s [...]

2021-01-18T10:01:47+01:00October 19th, 2018|Categories: UGA|

COSTE

Google Earth Position: 45° 26’ 46.08 N 11° 16’ 17.79 E Commune maps included: Monteforte F6-7 Toponyms: F6 Sella, Carbonare, Costa, Magnavacche, Boschetto F7 Magnavacche, Casotti, Rogazioni, Ospitale, Palù View map Back The geographical unit Coste, in its new delimitation, also includes the area previously referred to as “Bo- [...]

2021-01-18T09:41:05+01:00October 19th, 2018|Categories: UGA|

RUGATE

Google Earth Position: 45° 27’ 01.94 N 11° 15’ 52.27 E Commune maps included: Monteforte F4 Toponyms: Anguane, Mezzavilla, Rugate Fondello, Castellaro View map Back It is perhaps the most evocative vaulted amphitheater of the classical area with an areale of a soft and enveloping shape. The vineyards face south / east and north / [...]

2020-11-04T13:04:06+01:00October 19th, 2018|Categories: UGA|

CARBONARE

Google Earth Position: 45° 26’ 55.18 N 11° 15’ 20.88 E Commune maps included: Soave F14 Toponyms: Carbonera, Carbonare, Sella View map Back The toponym is explained by the word charcoal material presumably present in the area. There may also have been charcoal or perhaps a place where lignite was extracted. But it could more s [...]

2021-01-18T09:18:38+01:00October 19th, 2018|Categories: UGA|
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