Valpolicella Classico Superiore DOC

Valpolicella Classico Superiore DOC

Vineyard

Place: Monte Santoccio Municipality Fumane 282 amsl – 45°32’47,77”N; 10°53’25.61E

Grape variety

Corvina gentile, Corvinone, Rondinella and Molinara.

Vine training

Simple and double pergola with an average age of 40 years.

Harvest

By hand in small boxes.

Vinification

The grapes are harvested by hand in October and pressed after about thirty days. Fermentation takes place in steel tanks, the wine rests for four years in big barrels, then in steel tanks before bottling.

Wine characteristics

Brilliant ruby colour. Intense flavour with hints of mature cherry and sweet spices. Harmonious, fresh, sapid and dry in the mouth with a typical aftertaste of cherry.

Pairings

It requires strong and decisive flavours to be ideally enhanced like game, precious grilled meat, oven-baked lam and strong cheese.

Prizes and awards

Verona Wine Top

92/100 Gilbert & Gaillard