Grape variety: Corvina grossa, Corvina gentile, Rondinella Municipal area: Mezzane di Sotto (VR)
Altitude: 200-250m. above sea level
Type of soil: Limestone, shallow with presence of stones and pebbles Type of growth: Pergola Veronese and Guyot
Density: 3100- 4400 vines/hectare
Year of planting vineyard: 1990
Average yield: 40 Hl/ha Harvest: Manual, in 4 kg crates
About 10.000 bottles
16 - 18°C
The selected grapes are harvested by hand, placed in small crates and dried following the traditional method without any kind of forcing in special places called “Fruttai”. At the end of january the grapes are crushed and fermented traditionally at low temperature with spontaneous fermentation. After 20-25 days they are lightly pressed and the wine obtained is left to refine in barriques for 24 months. Bottles are refined for at least ten months before being put on sale.
CHARACTERISTICS OF THE WINE:
The colour is a deep garnet red. The fragrance is intense and ethereal. The taste is full, harmonious and long lasting, with great softness and balance.
BEST SERVED WITH:
This structured, austere wine goes well with game, braised meat, rare red meat and matured cheeses.