"Rocolo" Valpolicella D.O.C Superiore

Valpolicella Doc Superiore
Denominazione di Origine Controllata
Production|7.000 bottles
Type|Dry Red
Grape varieties|Corvina, Corvinone, Rondinella, Oseleta, Molinara e Croatina, only own grapes, hand selected.

Harvest|Manual
Soil type|calcareous, tuffeau
Service temperature|18°C
Vinification|A rigorous selection identify the best bunches and are stored in fruttaio (Dryining room) for about 20 days.
After a cold maceration of 15 days, the slow fermentation lasting at least a month takes place in stainless steel tanks with controlled temperatures never exceeding 20°C.
The soft remontage and delestage technique allows the maximum extraction of polyphenolic compounds.
Aging|The wine is refined in 5 to 30 hl French oak barrels
for at least 3 years and will rest an extra few months in stainless steel tanks.
Released after an extra 6 months in bottle.

Food pairings|wine of great structure, it will be ideal to red meat and game dishes.
Recommended with Hard-cheeses and the veronese cuisine, risottos, stews.

Wine tasting Colour|Red ruby colour with purple tints.
Bouquet|Elegant and complex nose, floral notes and wood berries evolving to eucalyptus and smoky with a touch of balsamic.
Palate|Soft and well balanced, fruity sensation of cherry and raspberry combined with subtle vanilla.
Dynamic, persistent and elegant finale.
Analytical data|Alcohol:14.5% vol., Residual sugar:4.0 g/l, Total acidity:5.90 g/l, pH:3.45, Dry extract:32.0 g/l.