Monteforche Carantina

Monteforche Carantina


Country: Italy

Region: Veneto

Grapes: Garganega

Vintage: 2021

Alfonso Soranzo makes his Monteforche wines from four and a half hectares of vines that encompass his house in the village of Zovon di Vò in the Colli Euganei, a region that was previously an area of significant volcanic activity and the fossilised soils that remain are well suited to viticulture. The vines are looked after organically and Alfonso undertakes all of the vineyard work himself.

Carantina is Garganega from a fifty year old vineyard, fermented on the skins for three days with some whole bunches, before resting in concrete vats on lees for nine months. This is a deep expression of the terroir, with smoke, minerals, a hint of tannin and a clean, salty finish.