DELLA VALPOLICELLA CLASSICO
Dark ruby red colour, with garnet shades. Ripe black berry fruit aromas, with scents of sweet spices, liquorice and tobacco. Full, enveloping and velvety taste.
Pairings: game, mature cheeses. Try it with with Bitter Chocolate 85%. Also ideal as “meditation wine”.
Serving temperature: approximately 18°C. Uncork at least 4 hours before drinking or pour it into a decanter for 1 hour and then flow it back into the bottle before serving.
60% Corvina, 15% Corvinone, 10% Rondinella, 10% Oseleta, 5% Croatina.
Training system: Guyot with 5000 vines per hectare, 8 buds per vine. Green cover between the rows.
Harvesting method: manual, of selected bunches towards mid-September. Slow grape withering in the drying room until January
Crushing and pressing of de-stemmed dry grapes in January. Fermentation at a controlled temperature of 25°C.
Maceration of the must for 30 days in contact with the skins, with daily Pumping-over. Malolactic fermentation.
The wine is aged in tonneaux for 30 months. It is then left to mature for at least further 60 months in the bottle before sale.
Yeld: 15 hl/Ha