Ripasso Valpolicella Classico “Il Brutto”

The vineyard is located about 350 meters above sea level. in the historic valley of classic Valpolicella: Marano di Valpolicella. The selection of the grapes takes place on a vineyard of seven hectares with the historic vines: Corvina Veronese, Rondinella and Molinara. The average age of the vineyards is thirty years.
Technical details

Alcohol content 13.5% vol .; 6 g / l total acidity; dry extract 30 g / l; residual sugar 3.5 g / l.
Pressing after manual harvesting, fermentation for ten days and daily pumping over of the must on the skins.
Subsequently the wine is refermented on the Amarone pomace (Ripasso) for about eight days.
Twelve months in small 225 liter barrels. And six months in the bottle.
Features :
Deep ruby ​​red color. Delicate bouquet with hints of red fruit and cherry. Dry, delicately soft and bitter taste.
Food pairings:
Ideal with traditional autumn risottos (with mushrooms or radicchio), grilled meats or wild game, such as wild boar or hare. Serve at a temperature of 18/20 ° C. It is advisable to open the bottle at least an hour before being served.

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