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Production area: Fumane di Valpolicella, hilly area between 150 and 250 mt. s.l.m.
Grapes: Corvina Veronese
Cultivation system: Pergola Trentina
Age of the vines: 25 years
Density of planting: 3000 vines per hectare
Load of gems: 15/17 (keep in mind that generally the first 3 gems are not the fruit)
Exposure: South, 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 60 days.
Vinification: Crushing and destemming of the grapes in the early days of December, fermentation temperature between 20° - 22° C., the duration of the maceration for 20 days with daily pumping periodicals.
Aging: Transfer in barriques and elevation in the same for 12 months.
Tasting notes: The colour, purple-red. It releases a bouquet of red fruits and cherry macerata, with notes of slightly toasted with evidence of cocoa and coffee. The taste is soft, full and harmonious, great length and persistence.
Alcohol content: 14,5% Vol.
Service temperature: 18° - 20° C.
Food pairings: game Dishes, grilled meat and braised beef. Given its richness, lends itself well to pairing with cheeses.