Valpolicella Ripasso DOC
-Area: Romagnano — Valpantena
-Altitude: between 300 and 500 metres above sea level
-Exposure: South, southwest
-Soil type: Chalky clay
-Grapes: Corvina 70%, Corvinone 20%, remaining 10% made up of Oseleta,Spigamonte, Corbina, Turchetta
-Training System: Guyot
-Density and stumps/Hectare: 5.000
-Average yield: 90 quintals/Hectare
Fermentation in temperature-controlled steel vats and subsequently passed over the Amarone marc for around 10 days.
In 25-hectolitre Slavonian oak barrels and wooden French barriques for around 2 years.
Alcohol 14,5% vol. — Dry extract 40 g/l — Acidity 6.7 g/l — Residual sugars 6.0 g/l — Serving temperature 18/20°
Deep, intense red.
Intense and elegant, hints of ripe red fruit with a touch of spice.
Harmonious and velvety with soft, persuasive tannins which enhance the drinkability.
It goes well with poultry like pheasant, roast veal or pork, risottos in general and naturally flavoured cheeses.