Caterina Zardini, Valpolicella Classico Superiore, DOC, 2016, Venetien
|Article:||2016 Valpolicella Classico Superiore DOC Venetien Caterina Zardini|
|Growing area:||Valpolicella, Verona, Veneto|
|Producer:||Giuseppe Campagnola S.p.A.|
|Grape variety:||Corvina Veronese and Corvinone Veronese 70%, Rondinella 30%.|
|Description:||Intense ruby red colour with violet edge. Spicy bouquet with intense aromas of ripe cherry, bitter almond and tobacco. Dry, full, rich flavours in the mouth, with a very welcome bitter finish.|
|Residual sugar:||6.5 g/l|
|Drinking temperature:||17-18 °C|
|Drink recommendation:||Traditionally served with “Amarone Risotto”, “Pumpkins Risotto”, with roast meat, game and lamb rack.|
Vineyards: Selected grapes from 36ha of hillside vineyards, in one of the best viticultureal area in Marano di Valpolicella Valley, planted in limestone-based soils at 300m with south-east exposition. Density of 3000 vine per hectares.
Grapes: Bunches are hand picked and rigorously selected at the end of September. The grapes are perfect, with a high sugar content.
Vinification: Soft pressing of the grapes, followed by controlled temperature fermentation at 28°C. Maceration on the skins for 15 days.
Ageing: The wine is refined for 12 months in Slavonian big barrels (50 hl), then 6 months in the bottle.
|Country of origin:||Italy|
|Company:||Caterina Zardini Giuseppe Campagnola Spa|
|Address:||Via Agnella 9; 37020 - Marano di Valpolicella (VR) - Italia|