Valpolicella Classico D.O.C.


Valpolicella Classico D.O.C.

Born in the heart of Valpolicella Classica, it is suitable for every moment and occasion to discover the tastes and aromas of our territory.

Type: Red
Classification: DOC
Grape Variety: 70% Corvina Veronese and Corvinone, 30% Rondinella
Production Area: Valpolicella
Soil: Calcareous, oceanic
Altitude: 150-400 meters
Vine Training System: Pergola Veronese, Guyot
Climate: Continental with good temperature variations for excellent grape ripening
Harvest: Manual, end of September, beginning of October
Yield per Hectare of Grapes: 120 quintals/ha, of which 40% selected and suitable for producing Amarone

Vinification: The grapes, handpicked, are immediately crushed and undergo maceration for 10 days, fermentation, and subsequent racking. In November, to the Valpolicella wine obtained in this way, 15% of grapes previously dried in the fruttaio are added for a second maceration and fermentation of about 20-25 days.
Aging: Slavonian oak barrels of 50hl for 12 months.
Refinement: 3 months in the bottle.
Color: Ruby red.
Aroma: Intense, with good complexity, featuring notes of ripe cherry and black pepper. Delicate hints of undergrowth.
Taste: Dry, fairly soft, and with good freshness. It maintains on the palate the pleasant fruity notes perceived on the nose with intensity and persistence.
Alcohol content: 13% vol.

Gastronomic pairing: An ideal wine that pairs well with traditional Veronese dishes, from a simple sandwich with soppressa Veneta to bollito misto with pearà.
Serving temperature: 16-18°C