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Valpolicella Classico DOC

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Tasting Notes

Intense ruby red in color. Fresh and fruity with hints of cherry on the nose. Medium-bodied, soft and fruity with hints of cherry following on the palate and continuing through to the finish. Pairs well with red and white meat, pasta, pizza, vegetables, and fresh cheeses.

Winery

Villa Girardi

Region

Veneto

Varietal

60% Corvina Veronese, 30% Rondinella, 10% Molinara

Location of Vineyards

Valpolicella Classico DOC area

Type of Planting

Traditional

Soil

Mixed with limestone

Type of Cultivation

Pergola Veronese

Vinification

The grapes are gently pressed and fermentation takes place in steel containers at controlled temperatures for 7 days.

Aging

4 months in stainless steel tanks and 2 months in Slavonian oak barrels (65 hl in size).

Alcohol Content

12.5%

Oenologist

Giancarlo Tommasi