Valpolicella Ripasso Classico Superiore DOC
PRODUCTION AREA: Valpolicella Classica
GRAPE VARIETY: 70% corvina - corvinone, 30% rondinella
HECTARES OF VINEYARD: 5 ha
YIELD PER HECTARE: 50 hl
PRODUCTION PER VINEYARD: 120 q.li\ha
TERROIR: Red and dark-brown lands with a certain calcareous-siliceous concentration. Typical of Valpolicella area is the presence of stones in the soil. The climate is favoured by Lessini hills that protect the vineyards from cold fronts coming from the north and by Garda Lake from the west, ideal for mitigating the temperature especially during winter months.
MATURATION AND AGING: 12 months in french oak barrels (225 lt) and 6 months in inox tanks.
GLASS: Glass for elegant and mature red wines.
CORK: Cork of Extra quality 26x44
SUGAR RESIDUAL: 8 gr/lt
DRY EXTRACT: 27,00 gr/lt
TOTAL ACIDITY: 5,20 gr\lt
VINEYARD EXPOSURE: South-west
VISUAL AND ORGANOLEPTIC ANALYSIS: Its colour is ruby-red, the bouquet is very fruity with particular cherry scents. The tannin is soft, captivating and fully evolved.
FOOD PAIRING: Excellent with cold cut, fresh and aged cheeses. Perfect with red meat and game.
DECANTER: 1 hour before service
STORAGE: 15 years
SERVICE TEMPERATURE: 16-18 degrees
PACKAGING: Box for 12 bottles