VALPOLICELLA CLASSICO SUPERIORE DOC

Villa Crine’s Valpolicella Superiore represents the tradition and history of the Valpolicella terroir. It’s produced from the indigenous grape varieties Corvina, Rondinella, and Molinara. It’s a wine with a wonderful personality. The concentration and richness of its bouquet make it unforgettable.
Valpolicella Classico Superiore Villa Crine
Valpolicella Classico Superiore DOC Villa Crine
Wine
Valpolicella classico Superiore D.O.C.
Blend
Corvina Veronese 60%, Rondinella 30%, Molinara 10%.
Soil
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.
Vineyard
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.
Harvest
Between the end of September and the beginning of October. The grapes are harvested by hand when at their best state of maturation. They are dried for about 30 days.
Pressing method
Destemming and soft pressing in metal tanks in the month of November.
Fermentation
In steel for a year with further aging in the bottle in antique cellars carved into tuff stone.
Tasting Notes
The colour is a lively ruby red. There are floral aromas and hints of sour cherry with a light spiciness. It has a nice structure and smoothness, enjoyable to the last glass.
Alcohol %
13.50%
Pairing suggestions
Pork roast with red onions, polenta with mushrooms, salami, wild game, and pasta with meat sauce.
Temperature
Ideally served at 18°C.