Valpolicella Ripasso Superiore DOC

Valpolicella Ripasso Superiore DOC

Grapes: 55% Corvina, 25% Corvinone ande 20% Rondinella

Vineyard: Vallena, 250m/asl

Year of planting: Old vineyards 1969 – Bine Longhe, Campo del Noni and Monte Santon between 1995 and 2000

Training system: Old vines: Pergola Veronese – Bine Longhe, Campo del Noni and Monte Santon: guyot

Harvest: grapes are handpicked by the first half of October

Number of bottles: c7,000 0.75l-bottles

Winemaking: Valpolicella wine is refermented on Amarone marcs for ca. 5 days, with short pumping overs to keep the upper part wet.

Aging: in steel, followed by a period in 25hl Slavonian oak barrels

Tasting notes: bright ruby, broad and elegant on the nose with notes of ripe fruit, almost jam, vanilla, walnut and cinnamon.
Dry, robust, full and persistent flavor.

Alcohol content: 14.5%


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