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Valpolicella Superiore Valpantena DOC

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Year: 2019
Pairing: Aged cheeses, Second dishes featuring white meats
Alcohol: 14.5%Vol.

Product sheet

Product sheet
Wine type Red Wine
Region Veneto
Bottle size (l) 0.75
Variety Corvina, Corvinone, Rondinella, other grapes as per disciplinary
Produttore Costa Arènte
Service temperature 16-18° C

5-6 years

Grape Yield90 qli/ha
AreaValpantena (La Costa di Romagnano - Grezzana)
Altitude150-200 m asl
Grape Trainingsimple and double pergola veronese
Planting Density3600-5000 trees/hectare
Aging1 year in steel, another 3 months in the bottle
Total acidity5,3 g/l
WinemakingThe grapes are harvested by hand in the first half of October, at a late ripening stage. Destemming and selection take place on the sorting table before pressing. Alcoholic fermentation lasts about a week at a controlled temperature, followed by a short maceration on the skins. The malolactic fermentation is carried out in steel and about 20-30% is passed on to second passage French oak barrels. This is followed by a one year refinement in steel and at least 3 months in the bottle, before being put on the market.
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Colour is pale ruby. The nose, immediately reveals hints of cherry, blackberry and spices (black pepper). In the mouth, it is structured but agile, with a soft and enveloping tannin. Excellent persistence and pleasant drinking.