RECIOTO DELLA VALPOLICELLA CLASSICO DOCG
Villa Crine’s Recioto is the pride of the winery. It’s colour is a captivating and profound garnet. The nose has aromas of dried sour cherries, alcohol infused plums, and rose flowers. On the palate the wine is bold and persuasive, with rich flavours and wonderfully balanced sugars which are never overpowering.
Recioto della Valpolicella DOCG Classico
Corvina Veronese 60%, Rondinella 30%, Molinara 10%.
The altitude of the vineyard is between 200 and 300 metres above sea level. The soil composition includes clay, tuff and alluvial gravel, with calcareous marine rock.
The vines are trained in the pergola system. The density of the vines is between 4,500 and 6,000 plants per hectare with a yields of about 9000 kg/ha.
The grapes are harvested by hand at the end of September or beginning of October. Clusters which are less compact are especially chosen to be laid aside for drying.
The grapes are set aside to dry for about four months in wood crates or on a wood grating in a well-ventilated drying room
The grapes are soft pressed in months of January. The fermentation takes place in steel tanks. The wine aging one year in steel tank and after it is stored in bottle in antique cellars carved into tuff stone for about 6 months.
Homemade dry biscuits, vanilla pastries or chocolate chips, pear and bitter chocolate cake, jam tarts
Bright red colour. Intense aromas of ripe cherries and pomegranate mixed with violets and spices. It has a sweet silky palate with a pleasant freshness. It’s elegance draws you to continue sipping this wine.
Ideally served at 14-16°C.