Founded in 1811, the Santa Sofia wine company has its headquarters and cellars at Pedemonte, to the north of Verona (Italy), in the aristocratic villa designed by Andrea Palladio in the 16th century and known as Villa Sarego. It lies in one of the most beautiful and temperate zones of the Valpolicella Classica area. Since 1996 Villa Santa Sofia has been included among UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites together with the other houses designed by the architect Andrea Palladio.
A delicate, pale yellow with fascinating silvery hues. It has a fine, harmonious nose offering citrus notes of bergamot and grapefruit, tropical fruit, pineapple in particular, with hints of dry herbs and thyme. Good texture, fresh and pleasantly acidic with a touch of lime. The finish is long, clean and coherent.
Intense straw colour with brilliant green hues. The nose is elegant, a floral potpourri followed by pleasant almond and mineral notes. The palate is perfectly balanced with a gentle acidity, leading to the gravel impressions. The finish is very clean and strong, with some citrus notes and a delicate hint of almond.
A delicate, pale yellow with silvery hues. An extremely fine, harmonious and rich nose, redolent of icing, sweet almonds, tropical fruit, banana and custard. Good structure, vivid freshness and balanced intensity: the palate is pleasantly mineral with a clean, vibrant, with a clean, vibrant finish and a hint of almond.
Light straw colour, with silver-green hues. A fresh nose with fruity white peach and orange zest, vegetable hints of lemon balm and star anise, flower notes as well as a mineral impression of damp stone. The palate is subtle and delicate, with a delightful acidic freshness, enjoyable and juicy, it has a long, clean finish.
Vinified according to the rosé winemaking method. A brilliant coral wine with strong copper hues, the nose is reminiscent of oregano and marjoram, leading onto more fruity notes of raspberry, sour cherry and pomegranate with a mineral, almost marine finish. The palate is harmonious and pleasant, smooth and mellow at first, then becoming more vibrant. The finish is long and spiced up by a fresh hint of raspberry with delightfully bitter citrus notes of chinotto oranges.
Ruby red with violet undertones, it has an nose redolent of black cherries and raspberry, followed by hints of liquorice root and new leather. The palate is supple, supported by an extremely fine texture tannins: the pleasantly bitter note that grows in the mouth and becomes quite clear at the finish has a delicate note of quinine. Overall, a crisp, juicy wine, fresh and persistent.
A clean ruby hue with brilliant undertones. An intense aroma of red flowers, cherry, raspberry, red currant, and base notes of spicy cinnamon and coffee: a bouquet of extraordinary harmony, elegance and richness. The palate has a rich mouthfeel, the tannins vibrant and with a good grip. Acidity contributes to creating a perfectly balanced wine.
A clear, remarkably brilliant ruby red, with ruby-garnet hues. Alluring and aristocratic, it offers a powerful nose redolent of sour cherries, prunes, a potpourri of dry flowers, underbrush, cloves, fine oak and liquorice root. The palate is concentrated, with a silky, velvety texture, an extremely dynamic acidity and a pleasant strength; in brief, a big wine with a long, clean finish.
A strong ruby red with garnet hues, its bold and enticing nose is well balanced and refined, redolent of prunes and maraschino cherries, mixed spices and vanilla. The structure is firm, with silky tannins caressing the palate. Extremely well balanced with a long, clear finish and a pleasant touch of bitterness.
A dark, almost inky ruby color with rich garnet hues. Bold yet delicate on the nose, it is redolent of ripe cherries, cassis and prunes; hints of milk chocolate, rhubarb and balsamic also come through, creating a harmonious and elegant bouquet. Juicy on the palate, it is a ripe, full-bodied wine with lively tannins; an invigorating citrus note perfectly and makes this wine an enjoyable drink.
A dark, ruby red colour with garnet hues, it has a wide, complex and refined nose, with intriguingly soft notes of sour cherry jam, dried figs, forest floor, an infusion of red flowers and a strong touch of dark chocolate. A rich, powerful palate with lively tannins; well balanced by an acid note reminiscent of raspberries.