IPERICO 2016

Valpolicella DOC screw cap | organic

The Valpolicella Classico, was the first organic wine of our production. It embraces floral, fruity and pleasantly spicy notes. Immediately enter the bottle, after racking, decanting and aging in steel. It is fresh and easy to drink, for every day.

Technical Information

Grape varieties: Corvina 65%, Rondinella 25% e Molinara 10%.
Vineyard area: The organic grapes were grown in the estate’s own vineyards. The average density of these vineyards is between 3000 and 5000 vines/ha and are both guyot as well as classic pergola trained. The vines are planted on poor soils with a high rock content.
Yield: 70 Tonnes/hectare.
Training system: Guyot
Harvest Date: The grapes are hand harvested from mid-September until the second half of October.
Vinification: The grapes were fermented with selected indigenous yeast in tronconic stainless steel tank without temperature control and without any sulphur. Remontage was done twice daily and the wine remained on the skins for a total of 15 days, while malolactic fermentation took place in the same tanks.
Elevage: After Fermentation the wine was racked off the skins and aged for 7 months on the fine lees in stainless steel tanks. After bottling the wine is aged for several months in the estate’s cellar before being released onto the market

ANALYTICAL DATA

Alcohol content: 12,50%
Total acidity: 5,29 g/l
Sugars: 0,6 g/l

TASTING NOTE

Purple red. Lovely, sweet and fresh cherry and raspberry.. Succulent red fruit on the palate with a fresh note due to its pleasant acidity. Easy drinking wine, it goes well with a lot of dishes, like pasta with ragout, “pasta e fagioli”, structured dishes of fish. Great aperitif when served chilled.