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Recioto della Valpolicella Classico DOC

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Tasting Notes

Deep ruby red in color. Warm, sweet, and intense on the nose with hints of prune. Full-bodied and velvety on the palate with a pleasant sweetness and hints of prune and cherry. This goes well with seasoned cheeses. A delightful dessert wine to match with dry cakes and cookies.

Winery

Villa Girardi

Region

Veneto

Varietal

65% Corvina Veronese, 30% Rondinella, 5% Molinara

Location of Vineyards

Valpolicella Classico area

Soil

Mixed with limestone

Type of Cultivation

Pergola Veronese

Vinification

The grapes are dried for the winter (5 months) before being pressed in February.

Aging

6 months in stainless steel tanks and 6 months in Slavonian oak barrels.

Alcohol Content

13%

Oenologist

Giancarlo Tommasi