First year of production: 2009 – certified Demeter since 2014
Vineyard: Corvina 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: Medium clay dough (white clay) tufa in the Dragon Mountain
Strains per hectare: 5/7000
Harvest: Last week of August.
Yield per plant: 2 kg.
Climate trend: Fairly regular year both from a rainfall point of view
seasonal temperatures, even if summer confirms
the dry and heat-warm trend of the last four years. May
very rainy has not compromised the development of plants and fruits,
that after a poor year, they were abundant and the earth knew
manage with the few rains until the beginning of September, when
abundant precipitation has accelerated the maturation and our
harvest times. For the first time we’ve increased the team
to ensure the grapes are harvested in a perfect
The productive balance and our respectful care have allowed us to
consider 2018 to be a great year.
Winemaking technique: A few hours of cold maceration on the skins at uncontrolled temperature.
At the course of 4 % alcohol devinature and separation of
Skins. Continued steel fermentation and aging for 4
months on fine scum
Alcohol: 13.30% vol
Total acidity: 6.00
Sugar residue: 0.18
Note: Light pink color. On the nose roses, flowers, red raspberry. In
mouth freshness and citric and mineral notes on the palate.
Our wines follow an ambitious project, not only because biodynamic, but because we believe that now is the time for the Valpolicella to further exploit its territorial potential, free from market constraints in order to better express all their innate class in purity and taste.
The elegance inherent in traditional varieties is thus considered by us the conceptual center of our wines, the true revelation of a rich and unique nuances and complexities territory, often enhanced with the right depth in the most commercial wines, thus confusing the public perception .
Cherry bark and spice blend in the typical pleasure of Valpolicella wines and find in Musella a sincere interpretation balance, which goes straight to the heart.