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Valpolicella Classico DOC 2011

$32.00

Corvina 65%, Corvinone 10%, Rondinella 20%, Molinara 5% Located in the heart of the Valpolicella Classico zone on dry-walled terraces in the Negrar hills, at an altitude of between 100 and 350 metres. Varied soils; including Eocene marls. Permanent grass sward between vines. Age of vines: 15 to 25 years. Planting density: 3,300 vines per hectare.  No. of buds per vine: pruned to 18 buds per vine. Yield per hectare: 75 hectolitres. Harvested by hand, around beginning to mid October. 100% destemmed then pneumatic pressing. Fermentation at 25° to 28°C. Maceration for 12 days with automated treading 3 times a day for 20 minutes. Complete malo-lactic fermentation. Matured in stainless steel vats. Ruby red with hints of violet. Aromas of ripe red berries, vinous and spicy. Medium-bodied, velvet-smooth and balanced. Serve at a temperature of 18°-19°C in large glasses. A fine companion for all types of pasta, meat and tasty cheeses.

Type : Red Wine
Vintage : 2011
Size : 750ml
Rating : N/A
Producer : Cantina Negrar
Region : Veneto
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Product Description

Corvina 65%, Corvinone 10%, Rondinella 20%, Molinara 5% Located in the heart of the Valpolicella Classico zone on dry-walled terraces in the Negrar hills, at an altitude of between 100 and 350 metres. Varied soils; including Eocene marls. Permanent grass sward between vines. Age of vines: 15 to 25 years. Planting density: 3,300 vines per hectare.  No. of buds per vine: pruned to 18 buds per vine. Yield per hectare: 75 hectolitres. Harvested by hand, around beginning to mid October. 100% destemmed then pneumatic pressing. Fermentation at 25° to 28°C. Maceration for 12 days with automated treading 3 times a day for 20 minutes. Complete malo-lactic fermentation. Matured in stainless steel vats. Ruby red with hints of violet. Aromas of ripe red berries, vinous and spicy. Medium-bodied, velvet-smooth and balanced. Serve at a temperature of 18°-19°C in large glasses. A fine companion for all types of pasta, meat and tasty cheeses.

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