Valpolicella Classico D.O.C. – Dry Red Wine
Bright ruby red colour. Fragrant and intense aroma of cherry and wild berries. Dry and harmonic flavour, fresh and persistent in the mouth, with a balanced acidity.
Medium-bodied red wine to be enjoyed relatively young to appreciate its fresh and generous fruit. This wine is the perfect match for Italian traditional charcuterie, soups, savoury rice and pasta dishes. It pairs well also with seafood, grilled fish and red or white grilled or roasted meat.
Serve at a temperature of approximately 15°C. Open the bottle a few minutes before serving.
Soil: Dark, clayey and fertile with a high content of gravel, deep and drought resistant
Grape varieties: 60% Corvina, 25% Corvinone, 10% Rondinella, 5% Croatina
Training system: Double “pergola” with 2.500 vines per hectare. 18 buds per vine Vine age: 15 years. Green cover of rows
Harvesting method: Manual harvesting of grapes in early October
Vinification: Crushing and pressing of de-stemmed grapes. Fermentation at a controlled temperature of 26°C. Maceration of the must for 10 days in contact with the skins, with daily pumping-over. Malolactic fermentation
Ageing: The wine is left to mature in steel tanks for 6 months, and further 2 months in the bottle before sale
Yield: 60 hl/Ha
Analytical data: Alcohol content 12.9 % – Residual reducing sugars 2 g/l – Total acidity 5.2 g/l pH 3.4 – Net dry extract 28 g/l.