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Valpolicella Classico DOC

It is the symbol of our land: a glass of it is like a trip throughout the Valpolicella Classica, discovering its colours and aromas, learning about its history, culture and tradition

Vintage: 2016

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It is the symbol of our land: an everyday wine, young, simple and fresh. It is a wine full of joy and rich in scents of sour cherry and cherry, amazingly easy to drink. To drink it is like strolling through the valley of Valpolicella Classica, experiencing colours and scents, learning about history, culture and tradition.

Varieties

Principally a blend of Corvina Veronese and Corvinone, remaining small percentage of other autochthonous varieties as permitted in the production regulations.

Geographical Location

Jago (Negrar in Valpolicella) and Figari (Marano di Valpolicella), hilly areas in Valpolicella Classica close to Colle Masua.

Characteristics of the vineyard

Altitude: between 212 and 305 m ASL.

Exposure: east, Negrar in Valpolicella, and west, Marano di Valpolicella.

Type of soil: soils originating from marine sediment, calcareous, not very deep and of average fertility.

Planting System: Guyot, from 3700 to 4500 vines per hectare.

Harvest

Manual harvest, from middle of October, the grapes are carefully selected and placed in baskets.

Yield: 60-65 hectolitres of wine per hectare.

Vinification

The berries are gently destemmed and crushed.

Fermentation temperature: not exceeding 28 °C.

Malactic fermentation: autumn.
Ageing in steel tanks: until March.
Ageing in bottle: 3-6 months.

Wine characteristics

Colour/Aroma/Taste: red, with scents of fruit, sour cherry and cherry.

Alcohol content: 12% Vol.

Food pairing

With "soppressa", salami, bacon, bacon fat - classical veronese appetizers - accompanied by "polenta", with cod, with informa first and second courses, typical everyday dishes. , With fish salad, pilchards or fish typical of Lake Garda, such as "carpione". 

 

Serve at 14-16 °C, in medium bowled glasses.

Awards and Reviews

4 Grappoli
Vintage 2015
Bibenda
3T
Vintage 2015
Vitae AIS
2 Bicchieri
Vintage 2015
Vini d'Italia
Gambero Rosso
3T
Vintage 2014
Vitae AIS
2 Bicchieri
Vintage 2014
Vini d'Italia
Gambero Rosso
2 Bicchieri
Vintage 2013
Vini d'Italia
Gambero Rosso
3 Grappoli
Vintage 2013
Bibenda
2T
Vintage 2013
Vitae AIS
Vino Segnalato
Vintage 2013
Bere Bene
Gambero Rosso
1 Cuore 2012
Vintage 2012
Merum
3 Grappoli
Vintage 2012
Bibenda
2 Bicchieri
Vintage 2012
Vini d'Italia
Gambero Rosso
1 Bicchiere
Vintage 2010
Vini d'Italia
Gambero Rosso
3 Grappoli
Vintage 2010
Bibenda
2 Grappoli
Vintage 2009
Bibenda
1 Bicchiere
Vintage 2009
Vini d'Italia
Gambero Rosso
2 Grappoli
Vintage 2008
Bibenda
1 Bicchiere
Vintage 2008
Vini d'Italia
Gambero Rosso

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