Valpolicella Superiore Il Costolo DOC

Valpolicella Superiore Il Costolo DOC

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

Vineyard: Il Costolo, 1 ha 250m/asl, south-westerly exposition

Training system: guyot

Year of planting: 2001

Harvest: grapes are handpicked by the first half of October

Winemaking: the grapes are selected in the vineyard and placed in 200kg-crates. The wine is left in contact with the grape skins during fermentation. It is pumped over twice a day with a delestage half way through the fermentation process.

Aging: in 25 hl Slavonian oak barrels for twelve months

Tasting notes:: brilliant ruby with hints of cherry, balsamic notes of vanilla and spices.
Soft taste and good structure. It is a full-bodied wine with a balanced alcoholic content.

Alcohol content: 13.5%


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