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VALPOLICELLA SUPERIORE DOC MONTE TOMBOLE

VINEYARD CHARACTERISTICS:

Grape variety: Corvina grossa, Corvina gentile, Rondinella Municipal area: Mezzane di Sotto (VR)
Altitude: 200-250m. above sea level
Exposure: North/east-South

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: 1978-1989

Average yield: 60 Hl/ha Harvest: Manual, in 15 kg crates

ANNUAL PRODUCTION:

About 15.000 bottles

ALCOHOL CONTENT:

13,5% vol.

SERVING TEMPERATURE:

18°C

VALPOLICELLA SUPERIORE DOC MONTE TOMBOLE

PRODUCTION TECHNIQUE:

The selected grapes are picked and sorted manually into 15 kg crates in the second ten days of october. The grapes are crushed and fermented using traditional methods. The wine undergoes refinement and malolactic fermentation in barriques for 12 months. After bottling, the bottles are left to refine for at least six months before being put on sale.

CHARACTERISTICS OF THE WINE:

The colour is a deep red with slight violet reflections. The fragrance is intense with hints of ripe red fruit (marasca, cherry and plum). The taste is full and harmonious, with great softness and balance.

BEST SERVED WITH:

This pleasant structured wine is excellent with boiled meat, red meat and aged cheeses.

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