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  1. Garganega is a variety of white wine grape widely grown in the Veneto region of North East Italy, particularly in the provinces of Verona and Vicenza.
  2. Garganega is a white grape variety mostly found in the Veneto region of northern Italy, and also in some other northern and central regions.
  3. Garganega is a respectable local grape that turns up in several wines of the Veneto.
  4. Garganega is a fleshy fruity variety capable of producing intensely flavored wine when handled properly.
  5. Garganega is a late-ripening and extremely vigorous vine, with medium sized, pentagonal leaves with pronounced notches.

Trebbiano Di Soave Grapes

  1. Soave is created in the Venice area from the Garganega and Trebbiano di Soave grapes.

Trebbiano Grapes

  1. Soave wines are made from GARGANEGA and TREBBIANO grapes.


  1. Garganega An ancient vine which is nearly identical to Sicily’s Grecanico, Garganega is thought to be of early Greek origin, as the name suggests.


  1. Soave, from Garganega and Trebbiano di Soave, is usually dry and still, though sparkling and sweet Recioto versions are also prescribed.

Grape Varieties

  1. It is possible that Garganega is one of the parents of each of these grape varieties.

Full Potential

  1. Under the hands of the Prà brothers the Garganega reaches it's full potential.


  1. Made from the Garganega grape, with the ubiquitous Trebbiano sometimes used in the blend.


  1. This variety is also used in the wines from the DOC 's of BIANCO DI CUSTOZA, COLLI BERICI, and GAMBELLARA. Garganega is also known as Gargana and Lizzana.


  1. The principal grape variety is Garganega followed by Chardonnay, Pinot Blanc and Trebbiano di Soave.
  2. A popular Italian white wine is Soave, which is made from the white Garganega grape of Lombardy blended with minor Trebbiano and sometimes Chardonnay.


  1. Garganega is a white varietal mostly grown in Italy.


  1. Soave, from Garganega and Trebbiano di Soave, is usually dry and still, though spumante and sweet Recioto versions are also prescribed.


  1. In Lombardy, the grape is often used for spumante and in the Veneto it is often blended with Garganega to give more weight and structure to the wine.
  2. This wine is a blend of Garganega (90%) and Trebbiano grapes.
  3. Neighbouring Soave, also situated in the North East, produces a nice Italian white wine made from the Garganega and Trebbiano grapes.

Northeastern Italy

  1. Mommy’s Time Out is made from a blend of Garganega and Pinot Grigio from vineyards in the Venezie region of northeastern Italy.


  1. Recioto di Soave is the passito white wine from around Verona, made from the Garganega grape used in Soave.
  2. Soave takes its name from a medieval village just east of Verona towards Lake Garda and is made from the local Garganega grape.


  1. The most important vines are Corvinone, Corvina, Rondinella and Cabernet Sauvignon far red grapes and Garganega.
  2. Ca' Rugate uses only indigenous grape varieties such as Garganega, and Trebbiano di Soave for white wines; and Corvina, Rondinella and Corvinone for reds.


  1. The favored blend is comprised of two grapes: garganega and trebbiano.
  2. Traditionally, Soave was made from Garganega & Trebbiano di Soave (a high quality, aromatic local clone of Trebbiano).
  3. Ideally the wine is made from the Garganega grape, but the DOC rules allow Chardonnay, Pinot bianco and Trebbiano too.

Veneto Region

  1. GARGANEGA: White-wine grape widely grown in the Veneto region of NE. Italy.
  2. GARGANEGA: White wine grape widely grown in the Veneto region of NE. Italy.


  1. Garganega, white grape variety that is the principle grape used in the production of Soave wines from the Veneto region of Italy.
  2. The grape that provides the basis for a great Soave (wines from the Veneto region), the more Garganega and the less Trebbiano, the better the Soave.
  3. Garganega (Veneto, Italy)--delicate, bitter almond, citric aromas; the basic variety used in Soave wines.


  1. Garganega - The main grape varietal for wines labeled Soave, this is a crisp, dry white wine from the Veneto wine region of Italy.
  2. Soave wines are made from a minimum of 70 percent Garganega blended with other varieties such as Chardonnay, Pinot Bianco and Trebbiano.
  3. Soave, made from mostly garganega with a splash of trebbiano, has carved out its own little niche as the white wine of the Veneto.


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