Recioto della Valpolicella 2021
DOC | organic
Grape varieties: Corvina, Corvinone, Rondinella.
Vineyard area: The grapes were grown on the hills of Fumane and San Pietro in Cariano, in places denominated Rasso, Monte Tenda and Monte Crosetta. Here the terroir is characterised by a high rock content, therefore suitable for the production of fine red wines.
Yield: almost 7 tonnes (3000 to 5000 vines per hectare).
Training system: Guyot, double pergola, single pergola.
Harvest Date: Form mid-September to the beginning of October. Only manual harvesting for a careful control of the grapes.
Vinification: Traditional vinification in tronconic stainless steel tank. The wine remained for 15 days on the skins.
Elevage: At least 12 months in wooden barrels. After bottling the wine is aged for some months in the estate’s cellar before being released to the market.
Alcohol content: 12%
Total acidity: 6,12 g/l
Sugars: 159,32 g/l
Intense ruby red colour with purple hues. Scents of red forest berries, marasca cherry jam and chocolate with hints of coffee. Balanced, perfectly flavored, spiced, decisively alluring.