RECCHIA VALPOLICELLA CLASSICO

£16.50

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VITICULTURE

The farm of Fratelli Recchia is situated in the heart of the historic Valpolicella region. Tradition and innovation, experience and technical progress, the philosophy that has come down through the generations, a perfect union between the old and the new. In 1906 Giovanni Battista Recchia bought a small estate in Jago, Valle de Negrar, built his house and started to cultivate the few vineyards still present at the end of 1800’s. With seriousness and passion the vineyard holdings and production are considerably increased, the company now having 60 hectares of vineyards in Valpolicella and Lake Garda.

WINEMAKING
The grapes are harvested by hand the last two weeks of September and immediately vinified. De-stemming and soft pressing of the grapes
The must ferments togher with the skins for 7 days in temperature controlled stainless steel tanks at 18-20o C. Aged for four months in steel tanks and 2 months in bottle.
OAK TREATMENT
None.
TASTING NOTE
Bright ruby red. Fruity and flowery bouquet with hints of cherries and blackberries. Pleasant sapid note. A well balanced fresh harmonic taste.
FOOD MATCHING
Good with appetizers, pasta, red and white meats and light dishes in general.
TECHNICAL DESCRIPTION
Blend: 65% Corvina veronese, 15% Corvinone, 20% Rondinella.
ABV: 13%
Closure: Natural cork
Colour: Red
Style: Still wine
Suitable for Vegetarians: Yes
Suitable for Vegans: Yes
Organic: No
Biodynamic: No

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