Le Morete

Valpolicella Ripasso D.O.C. Classico Superiore


Area of cultivation

Particular vineyard, called “Le Morete”, sited on a hillside of the Valpolicella Classico region in the district of San Pietro in Cariano.

Grape varieties

Corvina 70% - Rondinella 20% - Other types 10%.

Wine-making

Gentle crushing immediately after the harvest is followed by fermentation in stainless steel tanks. The wine is then combined with the pomace from fermentation of the Amarone and Recioto. This old technique called “Ripasso” is normally carried out in March.

Aging

In 20 Hl barrels made of Slovenian oak and in French barrique for 12 months, followed by aging in the bottle for about 6 months.

Colour

Ruby red.

Alcohol content

14% Vol.

Bottle

75 cl.

Pairings

Mushroom or meat risotto, roasts, grilled meats and game.

Serving temperature

16°/18° C. Allowing the wine to breath an hour before serving is recommended.

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