Recioto della Valpolicella Docg Classico 2017

Recioto della Valpolicella Docg Classico 2017



Blend: Corvina Veronese, Rondinella, Molinara

Alcohol Content: 13,5% Vol

Serving Temperature: 16-18°C

Food Pairing: excellent with some cheeses, among which stands out the Gorgonzola dolce; traditionally matched with dried cakes such as shortbread, Cantucci (biscuits), “Sbrisolona”(typical local cake), chocolate and red fruit cakes

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23,28 €

Recioto Della Valpolicella Classico Docg

Production Area: Fumane di Valpolicella, hilly area

Altitude: from 150 to 250 mt. s.l.m.

Cultivation System: Pergola trentina

Medium Age of the Vines: 30 years

Density of Planting: 3000 vines per hectare

Load of gems: 15/17 (it is to be borne in mind that generally the first 3 gems are not the fruit)

Exposure: mostly South-West

Type of Soil: mostly chalky, clayey-calcareous, rich in skeleton

Period of Harvest: second fortnight of September, manual harvesting. Late natural in a drying house for about 3 months, with weight loss of the grapes of 50%

Vinification: mid-February, crushing and stemming of the grapes; fermentation temperature between 15-24°C. the Duration of the m,acerazione, 25 days with the next block of natural fermentation. Daily pumping.

Aging: in barriques and elevation in the same for 6 months

Tasting Notes:

  • colour: ruby tending to garnet, bright, alive, impenetrable, and well consistent
  • bouquet: good complexity and finesse; fruits, wild black cherry, blackberry jam, liqueur, underbrush, tobacco, leather, wet earth, balsamic notes, dried flowers, slight mineral note.
  • taste: very pleasant, good dose of sweetness balanced by lovely sapidity; soft, still has a good freshness; oriented towards the elegance and the sobriety. Nice finish of chocolate, mint and coffee
Wines TypeVini da dessert