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Valpolicella Superiore DOC 2018

By |2020-10-23T11:11:02+02:00August 29th, 2019|Red Wine|

First year of production: 2003

Vineyard: Corvina and Corvinone 85%, Rondinella 10% and Barbera 5%

Geographical Location: Veneto – Italy Northeast of Verona, in the hill that divides Montorio from the Valle d’Illasi

Extension: 27 hectares of modern guyot vertical trellis + 8 hectares of traditional
“Pergola” + 20 rented hectares in guyot vertical trellis

Plant date: 1960 to 2015

Composition of the soil: Calcareous with red clay and tufo

Strains per hectare: 6500 in trellis and 4500 in Pergola

Harvest: From August 3rd to October 10th

Yield per plant: 2 kg.

Vingate climate: A fairly regular year both in terms of rainfall and seasonal temperatures,
even if summer confirms the drought and heat trend of the last four years.
The very rainy May did not compromise the development of the plants
and the fruits, which after a scarce vintage, were abundant and the earth
managed itself with even a few rains until the beginning of September,
when an abundant precipitation accelerated the ripening and our harvest
times. For the first time we have increased the harvesting team to ensure
the grapes were picked at a perfect ripening point. The production balance
and our respectful care have allowed us to consider 2018 as an excellent
year

Winemaking technique:Maceration and fermentation […]

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Valpolicella Superiore Ripasso DOC 2017

By |2021-05-06T16:33:26+02:00August 28th, 2019|Red Wine|

First year of production: 1995

Vineyard: Corvina and Corvinone 85%, Rondinella 10% and Barbera 5%

Geographical Location: Veneto – Italy Northeast of Verona, in the hill that divides Montorio from the Valle d’Illasi Extension: 27 hectares of new furnishing plant – 8 hectares of pergola
20 hectares for rent by guyot.

Plant date: 1960 to 2015.

Composition of the soil: Limestone with prevalence of iron red clay in the vineyards The Perlar and Palazzina, medium tufa clay dough in the Mount of the Dragon

Strains per hectare: 6500 in guyot and 4500 in pergola

Harvest: September 3 to October 5.

Yield per plant: 2 kg.

Climate trend: During some days of wintertime temperatures went at -5°C. Springtime started earlier, but on April 21st we had a terrible frost that burned many vineyards in all Europe. In the Musella forest there are a lot of deers that eat gems and fruits, so we had a 15- 20% production shortfall. Droughty summer brought to a earlier harvest,,started the first week of August. It was a hard and difficult Vintage, but the quality of grapes in the end is excellent.

Winemaking technique: 100% of Valpolicella Superior wine is REPASSED on skins
Amarone’s not fully pressed. […]

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Amarone della Valpolicella DOCG 2014

By |2021-02-18T14:49:48+01:00August 20th, 2019|Red Wine|

First year of production: 2006

Vineyard: Corvina 45%, Corvinone 50%, Rondinella 5%, Oseleta 5%

Geographical Location: Veneto – Italy Northeast of Verona, in the hill that divides Montorio from the Valle d’Illasi

Extension: 27 hectares of new shoulder pad

Plant date: 1960 to 2001

Composition of the soil: Limestone with prevalence of iron red clay in the vineyards The Perlar and Palazzina, medium tufa clay dough in the Mount of the Dragon

Strains per hectare: 5/7000 to shoulder.

Harvest: September 1 to October 5

Yield per plant: 1 kg.

Climate trend: 2014 will probably be remembered for long time. After an unusually mild winter, the spring was quite regular. In early July it began to rain and never stopped! Two record months of rain, 21 days in July and 19 in August. From the middle of September we had sunny days that helped the harvest and the selection of the grapes. A lot of scrapped, important acidity, but the quality has been achieved with extreme care. Very difficult vintage.

Winemaking technique: The grapes chosen and collected in boxes are arranged in a special
ventilated room to be dried according to the famous process of
Drying. Grapes lose 35% of their original weight
concentrating […]

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Amarone della Valpolicella Riserva DOCG 2015

By |2020-10-23T11:19:05+02:00August 19th, 2019|Red Wine|

First year of production: 1993

Vineyard: Corvina and Corvinone 70%, Rondinella 20%, Oseleta 10%

Geographical Location: Veneto – Italy Northeast of Verona, in the hill that divides Montorio from the Valle d’Illasi

Extension: 27 hectares of new shoulder pad

Plant date: 1960 to 2001

Composition of the soil: Limestone with prevalence of iron red clay in the vineyards The Perlar and Palazzina, medium tufa clay dough in the Mount of the Dragon

Strains per hectare: 5/7000 to shoulder.

Harvest: From late August to mid-September.

Yield per plant: 1 kg.

Climate trend: 2015 vintage was really special and it was characterised by a very intense light and by the sun, a long summer heat. Mostly the light depended by the cosmic cycle condition of the sun, repeating every 15 years and having reached the top this year. After a mild winter and regular spring, the strong rain falls in June brought some hail to a couple of vineyards, but, thanks to the following dry season we recovered completely and we reached September with unforgettable grapes: a great Vintage!

Winemaking technique: The grapes chosen and collected in boxes are arranged in a
special ventilated room to be dried according to the famous
withering process. […]

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Recioto della Valpolicella DOCG 2015

By |2021-10-01T15:03:42+02:00August 15th, 2019|Red Wine|

First year of production: 1998

Vineyard: Corvina 55%, Corvinone 20%, Rondinella 10%, Oseleta 15%

Geographical Location: Veneto – Italy Northeast of Verona, in the hill that divides Montorio from the Valle d’Illasi

Extension: 37 hectares of new shoulder pad

Plant date: 1960 to 2007

Composition of the soil: Limestone with prevalence of iron red clay in the vineyards The Perlar and Palazzina, medium tufa clay dough in the Mount of the Dragon

Strains per hectare: 5500 to shoulder.

Harvest: September 3 to September 29.

Yield per plant: 0.5/1 kg.

Climate trend: 2015 vintage was really special and it was characterised by a very intense light and by the sun, a long lasting summer heat. Mostly the light depended by the cosmic cycle condition of the sun, repeating every 15 years and having reached the top this year. After a mild winter and a regular spring, the strong rain falls in June brought some hail to a couple of vineyards, but, thanks to the following dry season we recovered completely and we reached September with unforgettable grapes: a great year!

Winemaking technique: Only the best grapes of the best vintages are destined for this wine; the withering is extended to 150 […]

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Drago Rosè 2020

By |2021-05-06T16:43:05+02:00August 13th, 2019|Red Wine|

First year of production: 2009 – certified Demeter since 2014

Vineyard: Corvinone 100%

Geographical Location: Veneto – Italy Northeast of Verona, in the hill that divides Montorio from the Valle d’Illasi

Extension: 27 hectares of new shoulder pad

Installation date: 1995

Composition of the soil: Calcareous with red clay and tufo

Strains per hectare: 5/7000

Harvest: Middle of September

Yield per plant: 2 kg.

Climate trend: Winter was regular with a few days of good frost, temperatures below zero are useful for the balance of the agricultural process. The sunny spring with mod- erate temperatures favored a perfect development of buds and plants, arrived in summer in full health. The hot summer, but not too dry, gave us hope, be- cause until the end of the season it was a perfect Vintage. On August 23, however, a particularly violent meteorological event, which brought strong winds and hail more or less through all the Verona area, definitely affected the quality of the grapes. In Musella the conditions after the storm remained good, the plants completed the ripening of the grapes and the final result was more than satisfactory.

Winemaking technique:Few hours of maceration on the skins at natural temperature. The wine […]

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Amarone della Valpolicella “Senza Titolo” IGT 2011

By |2020-10-23T11:31:05+02:00August 1st, 2019|Red Wine|

First year of production: 2000

Vineyard: Corvina and Corvinone 70%, Rondinella 10%, Oseleta 10%, Croatina 7%, other 3%.

Geographical Location: Veneto – Italy Northeast of Verona, in the hill that divides Montorio from the Valle d’Illasi

Extension: 27 hectares of modern vertical trellis

Plant date: since 1960 to 2001

Composition of the soil: Calcareous with red clay and tufo

Planting density: 6500

Harvest: September 13th to October 10th.

Yield per plant: 1 kg.

Vintage climate: The year begins with a long drought, a very warm early April,
leading to a fast development of the buds, followed by some rainy
weeks that makes the temperature remain below average until
July. In August, the temperatures rise again and the land dries
quickly. The maturation is very early, the quantity of the grapes is
below the average but the quality is high. Great vintage

Winemaking technique: This wine borns from the idea of producing the Amarone in as most
natural and traditional way as possible, starting first from an
obsessive grapes selection.
The second selection is done at the moment of pressing, after 100
days from the harvest, when four or five people descart the singol
grape if not perfectly healthy. The soft pressing done by feet, leave
the dry stems in to have some […]

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