A thriving grapevine like “Garganega” gives it’s best in the hilly area of Garganega. The ground is mainly composed of basalt and basaltic earty tuff of vulcanic origin. The rocks may be both very hard with macro-crystalline structure or earty, tufaceus, friable and easily exposed to atmospherical agents. The friability of the ground forms the prevalent part of the hilly territory of Gambellara and influences eater the hard growing of the grapevine. Its nutrients and its particular exposure to the sun or the particular characteritics of the wine produced which assumes a peculiar tast. The wine called “Classico” comes from a vine grape which grows in a restricted area that never goes beyond the level of 50 metres. This territory is not big, particulary if compared with “Colli Berici” or “Lessini”, but it can count on the considerable and appreciated wine production.
THE WINE “FAMILY” FACTORY
It was borne in 1958 with Iseldo Maule a skinful expert in the wine production in Gambellara area. Bit by bit the factory specializes in the production and the selling of the wines in the area of “Gambellara Classico”, where, 1970, the “doc” was borne and the production of “Garganega” grapes started. From these grapes , the “Gambellara Classico” and exquisite “Recioto Classico” and “Vin Santo Classico” have been produced for more than 30 years. The son Graziano, who got a diploma in enology at Conegliano Veneto and was been in charge of factory from 1982. Their wines come be found not only in the italian best wine shop but also Germany, Holland, England, Scotland, Switzerland, Belgium, France, Finland, Norway and the Phlippines.