Comune di Mezzane di Sotto – Località Monti Garbi (Verona).
White soils with a dominance of limestone skeletons in sand and silt
Corvina e Corvinone 70% – Rondinella 20% – Croatina 5% – Oseleta 5%.
Grapes are harvested by hand, including double sorting and collected in trays, they are left to wither for 3 months followed by free run must without pressing in December following the harvest. Natural alcoholic fermentation with hand punching down for 30 – 40 days in wooden barrels. Natural malolactic fermentation in 500 L barrels with batonnage once a week for the first year.
36 months in new French oak barrels
Impenetrable ruby red with purple reflections
Wild fruits with mineral tones and aromas of liquorice, black pepper, tobacco, spices and chocolate.
Structured and bold with well-defined tannins and great character. Intense and well balanced with a jammy and plummy aftertaste.
All kinds of red meats, game and foal, roasted or stewed and hard aged cheeses
Alcohol: 16% Vol.
16 °C – 18 °C.
15 – 20 years.