14 September 2022

We work daily very hard to deliver the best wine we can. We do it taking care of our land, constantly innovating and working with people that really belive in our project. It is with pleasure that we are sending you the latest reviews by James Suckling.

 

Amarone della Valpolicella Classico DOCG 2017 – 93 pt

Tarry dried cherries, dark chocolate, Christmas spice and some figs and leather on the nose. Rich and flavorful with bittersweet dates and black chocolate. Still fresh and juicy, with polished yet tightly wound tannins. A solid Amarone. Drink or hold.

 

Ripasso della Valpolicella Classico Superiore DOC 2019 – 91 pt

Quite a rich nose, with dusty berries, chocolate crust, licorice and sweet autumn spices. Generous and welcoming with juicy, sweet-sour berries and red plums, rounded by silky tannins in the medium-bodied palate. Drink now.

 

Massimo Rosso Veneto IGT 2020 – 92 pt

Aromas of spiced, cocoa-dusted cherries and raspberries, with hints of dried orange peel and chocolate. Medium-bodied with polished, chalky tannins and tangy acidity. Refreshing and juicy, with a fruit-oriented palate and hints of spices at the end. Firm finish. Drink or hold.

 

Antonio Montello – Colli Asolani DOC 2018 – 91 pt

Dried strawberries and raspberries with vanilla, licorice and crushed stones. Medium-bodied with a polished texture, mellow red-fruit character and a spicy edge. Flavorful finish. Drink now.

 

Longheri – Pinot Grigio delle Venezie DOC – 91 pt

This shows aromas of lemons, orange zest and sliced apples with some floral notes, too. Medium-bodied with a round texture. Clean and focused, with fresh and crunchy fruit character. Delicious and vibrant. Drink now.

 

Dei Carni – Chardonnay IGT Trevenezie – 91 pt

Attractive aromas of sliced apple, white nectarine and honeysuckle. Crisp and zesty on the palate, with notes of flashy lemons and pear-drops. Round texture and vivid acidity with a flavorful finish. Drink now.

 

Sparkling wine – Giusti Rosé Brut – 90 pt

Dusted red cherry, rose petal, grapefruit and some chalk to the nose, followed by a crisp and fizzy palate that’s dry and chalky, with a mouthwatering finish. A blend of chardonnay, pinot noir and recantina. Drink now.

 

Asolo Prosecco Superiore DOCG Extra Dry – 90 pt

Dusted chalk, lemon and sliced apple on the nose, following through to an off-dry palate with a delicate mousse. Simple, fresh and balanced. Drink now.

10 di 11Red wines of Valpolicella

Amarone della Valpolicella

Classico DOCG

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.

Awards

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)

Campagna finanziata ai sensi del reg. ue n. 1308/2013

Campaign financed according to eu reg. no. 1308/2013