Valpolicella Classico Superiore RipassoDOC
80% Corvina Veronese, 15% Corvinone, 5% Rondinella from the Badin Estate.
Guyot training systems with plant density of 5,000 vines/ha. The distance between the ranks is 2,30 meters, while in the row between the vines is 1,0 meter, with south-east exposition. The production varies depending on the season from 10 to 12 branches per vine. The soil is sandy-clayey, resistant to drought. At 300 meters above sea level. Age of the vines 22 years.
Classic red vinification with maceration of the grapes for 15 days at a controlled temperature. Next “Ripasso” on the pomace of Amarone for about 20 days. After fermentations, aging for about 6 months in large oak Slavonian barrel (30/60 Hl). Settlement in steel tank before bottling and refining in bottles for about 6 months.
around 13,50 % vol.
Colour: intense and dark purple.
Nose: fruity with notes of cherry and plum, enveloping scent of spices.
Flavour: elegant, well balanced and persistent. The notes of fruit are perfectly combined with spicy wood.
Recommended with roastedmeat, grilled meat and mature cheeses.