VARIETY – Rondinella 30%, Corvina 60%, Corvinone 10%.
CHARACTERISTICS – Native vineyards on a hilly terrain in the heart of the Valpolicella Classica (north of Verona), 120 quintals per hectare.
VITICULTURE – In pergola.
HARVEST – October.
VINIFICATION – After a careful selection, the most appropriate grapes are crushed during the harvest, vinified and the wine obtained is joined in April with the minced marc of Amarone and Recioto for a brief controlled refermentation of two or three weeks.
REFINEMENT – STORE – 2 years aging, two thirds in large oak barrels and one third in small barrels.
COLOUR – Ruby red and garnet.
SCENT – Fine and intense bouquet, reminiscent of cherry and licorice.
TASTE – Taste full, sweet, harmonious with a slight feeling of wood. Wine of body and structure.
SERVE – 16-18°C.
ALCOHOLIC DEGREE – 13%
FOOD AND WINE PAIRINGS – Medium dishes, grilled meats, spicy and aged cheeses.