Luxurious and opulent, it is one of the quintessential wines of Veneto and Italy. It is the result of the vocation of the land combined with man’s technical expertise.
Production area: Hilly area of Valpolicella Classical at an altitude of 150-200 m.s.l.m.
Ground: Calcareous soil rich in texture and well drained.
Vineyards: The varieties are Corvina Veronese and Corvinone to 80%, and 20% Rondinella. The training system used is the Veronese Pergola. The number of plants per hectare is about 4000 plants per hectare.
Vinification: Manual selection harvesting of the best bunches (early October) which are placed to dry in small crates (4-5 Kg) for a period of 3-4 months. In these 3-4 months there is a grape weight loss equal to 40-45% of the weight. Then in January red winemaking takes place.
Aging: Fermentation-maceration around 30-40 days in stainless steel tanks. This is followed by aging in oak barrels of 500 liters (barrels) for a period of 24-28 months and in bottle for about 12 months before being put on the market.
Color: Intense ruby red with garnet lot.
Bouquet: Intense with notes of dried fruit with hints of plum, cherry and cherry. Evident notes of licorice and pepper.
Taste: Full-bodied, round, warm with soft tannins and elegant.
Serving suggestions: Excellent with game, game, braised meats, mature cheese and sweet and sour dishes. Also excellent at the end in front of a fireplace meal. It is advisable to uncork at least 1 hour before serving.
Temp. Service: 18-20 ° C.
Actual alcohol: % vol. 16,00 ± 0,50
Type of packaging: 0,75 L. - 1,5 L. - 3 L.
2018 Decanter DWWA - Silver medal (2013)
2018 James Suckling - 94 Pt. (2013)
2018 Meiningers Weinwelt - 91 Pt. (2013)
2018 Sakura Japan Women's Wine Awards - Silver medal (2013)
2017 James Suckling - 92 Pt. (2013)
2015 James Suckling - Gold medal (2010)