Valpolicella DOC Classico Superiore Zenato

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Valpolicella DOC Classico Superiore Zenato

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Valpolicella Classico Superiore is a well-structured red wine, produced from Corvina Veronese, Rondinella and Corvinone grapes, mainly grown in the Sant'Ambrogio di Valpolicella vineyard.

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12,50 € tax incl.

  • 2017

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Grapes: 85% Corvina Veronese, 10% Rondinella, 5% Corvinone

Production area: Sant’Ambrogio di Valpolicella, hilly area, with exposure to South-East and South-West.

Average altitude of the land: 250-300 meters a.s.l.

Soil type: mainly cretaceous, calcareous, rich in skeleton

Training system and plant density: guyot, with 5,000 vines per hectare.

Average age of the vines: 10/15 years

Load of buds: 8/10 per plant

Yield per hectare: 100 quintals

Harvest: manual harvest in the first ten days of October

Vinification: The manual harvesting of the grapes is followed by de-stemming and traditional maceration for 10 days in steel vats. After alcoholic fermentation, the wine is separated from the skins with soft pressing. Refine in oak barrels for about 12 months.

Color: ruby ​​red.

Bouquet: delicate, characteristic that recalls marasca cherries and berries.

Taste: mineral, dry, velvety, with good structure.

Serving temperature: 18 ° C

Food matches: it goes well with pasta dishes, red meats, roasts or grilled meats.

Originally bottled by Zenato Azienda Vitivinicola Srl - Peschiera del Garda (VR) - Italy

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