The style of this wine is in line with the most typical, traditional profile of Valpolicella: well distributed texture, with a good relationship and melding between the aromatic, olfactory and taste sensations that creates a sober, elegant result.
Colour: ruby-red. Bouquet: intense and persistent, with fruity aromas of cherry and plum, floral notes of violets and a touch of spiciness from black pepper. Taste: fresh, fruity, with an elegant balance between structure and body, harmonised by the perfect acidity and tannins.
THE VINEYARD Located in the heart of the Valpolicella Classica area, on dry terraces. Altitude from 250 to 450 metres above sea level. Exposure southeast and southwest. Type of terrain: very varied, mainly clayey-limey, partly limestone, partly of volcanic origin. Vineyard grassing. Training system: double pergola. Age of producing vines: from 15 to 25 years. Load of buds per vinestock: 18. Planting density: 3,300/4,000 vines per hectare. Yield per hectare: 60 hl
PRODUCTION Harvest: from September until the beginning of October, exclusively hand-picked. Crushing with de stemming of the grapes. Fermentation temperature from 25 to 28 °C. Maceration for ten days with scheduled punching-down three times a day for 20 minutes. Ageing in steel. Complete malolactic fermentation. Stabilisation: natural.
GRAPES 60% Corvina 15% Corvinone 15% Rondinella 10% other varieties as per DOCG regulations