O’Keefe: ageability key to Soave’s success

8th June, 2016 by Darren Smith

Communicating the ageing potential of the wines of Soave is crucial to the rebuilding of the region’s winemaking reputation, Kerin O’Keefe has said.

Italian wine critic Kerin O’Keefe said the quality and ageability of Soave Classico wines had been reconfirmed for her at the Soave 2015 Preview

Speaking to the drinks business at the Soave 2015 Preview in Monteforte D’Alpone, Veneto, Italian wine critic O’Keefe said she had been “very, very impressed” by back vintages of Soave wine from the Classico zone presented at the event.

Even a number of wines from the Soave DOC zone – wines that are generally made to be consumed young – were “holding up extremely well” after seven or eight years in bottle, O’Keefe said.

“Soave is definitely a wine that, if it’s treated….

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One Response to “O’Keefe: ageability key to Soave’s success”

  1. Giles V says:

    It’s great to finally see that Soave is finally recognised as a world class wine!

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