Comune di Mezzane – Località Monti Garbi (Verona).
Sandy and silty with white limestone
Corvina and Corvinone 70% – Rondinella 20% – Croatina e Oseleta 10%.
Grapes are harvested by hand and collected in crates, followed by a soft pneumatic press. Alcoholic fermentation at controlled temperatures with selected organic yeasts that are used for the Amarone grapes followed by a secondary fermatation of the young Valpolicella in October on Amarone pomace. Natural malolactic fermentation in 500 L barrels with batonnage once a month for 1 year until October following the harvest. Natural cold stabilization of the wine for 10 days at -2 °C.
12 months in 500L french oak barrels of which 30% will be new and 70% with secondary passage
Evident notes of ripe red fruit, cherries, chocolate and tobacco.
Well balanced, slightly structured with vibrant cherry and bright raspberry flavours. Well defined tannins with hints of chocolate finishing off with a plummy, blackberry aftertaste.
First courses with meat based sauces. All kinds of red meats, roasted or stewed and medium aged cheeses
Alcohol: 14% Vol.
14 °C – 16 °C.