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GRAPES

Corvina 60%, Corvinone 20%, Rondinella 10% and other typical grapes 10%.

TYPE OF SOIL

Chalky, clay-like.

TIME OF GRAPE HARVEST

At the end of September, perfectly ripe grapes are hand-picked and lightly dried in a well-aired room called “Fruttaio”.

AREA OF PRODUCTION

Owned vineyards on the hills (300 m above sea level) of S.Ambrogio di Valpolicella highly suitable land, which is south-facing.

VINIFICATION

Maceration of the marcs for 20 days, using traditional techniques including daily pumping and punching down.

REFINING PROCESS

Five years in an oak barrel and further ageing in the bottle before marketing.

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GRAPES

Corvina 60%, Corvinone 20%, Rondinella 10% and other typical grapes 10%.

TYPE OF SOIL

Chalky, clay-like.

TIME OF GRAPE HARVEST

At the end of September, perfectly ripe grapes are hand-picked and lightly dried in a well-aired room called “Fruttaio”.

AREA OF PRODUCTION

Owned vineyards on the hills (300 m above sea level) of S.Ambrogio di Valpolicella highly suitable land, which is south-facing.

VINIFICATION

Maceration of the marcs for 20 days, using traditional techniques including daily pumping and punching down.

REFINING PROCESS

Five years in an oak barrel and further ageing in the bottle before marketing.


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TASTING NOTES

COLOUR

Ruby red tending towards garnet.

FLAVOURS

Intense plum, cooked fruit and spices which are followed by a tinge of balsamic.

TASTE

Full flavoured and balanced with an elegant and well proportioned, leaving a spicy and harmonious after taste. The refining in barrels enriches the aromatic complexity of this important wine.

SERVING TEMPERATURE

16-18°

BEST SERVED WITH

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Cold Cuts

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Meat
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Fresh Cheeses

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First Dishes







GUIDA VINI ECCELLENTI D'ITALIA
 

GRAPPOLO D'ORO 2008

THE WINERY
Via Case Sparse Coali, 3
Sant’Ambrogio di Valpolicella
Verona ITALY
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Tel. +39 045 773 22 91
Mobile +39 347 528 77 71
WINE SHOP
Via Matteotti, 12
Sant’Ambrogio di Valpolicella
Verona ITALY
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