Recioto della Valpolicella Classico

Appellation
Recioto della Valpolicella DOCG
Region
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Zone
Negrar
Varietals
Corvinone 40% - Corvina 35% - Rondinella 15% - Croatina 10%
Wine Type
Dessert wine

Corvinone

Vineyard extension
0.7 ha
Year of planting
1975, 1990
Soil type
Soil of volcanic origin, rich in microelements
Exposure
South West
Altitude
350 masl

Corvina

Year of planting
1975, 1990
Soil type
Soil of volcanic origin, rich in microelements
Exposure
South West
Altitude
350 masl

Rondinella

Year of planting
1975, 1990
Soil type
Soil of volcanic origin, rich in microelements
Exposure
South West
Altitude
350 masl

Croatina

Year of planting
1975, 1990
Soil type
Soil of volcanic origin, rich in microelements
Exposure
South West
Altitude
350 masl
Grape yield per hectare tons
7
Average production/year
4000 btls
Method of Harvest
By Hand
Vessel of fermentation
Stainless steel tanks
Temperature of fermentation
18-22 °C
Length of fermentation
2 weeks
Vessel of aging
5 hl oak barrels, bottle
Length of aging
12 months oak, 4 months bottle finishing

Tasting Notes

Serving temperature 18-22 °C

Pairings Perfect on its own at the end of a meal. Excellent with chocolate and with tasty cheese.

Color Dark ruby red

Nose Complex and harmonic. Fruity (cherry and prune) and spicy notes.

Palate Full and enveloping, sweet notes balanced by a great structure and supple tannins. Elegant and persistent finish.

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