Recioto della Valpolicella DOC

Corte Sant' Alda

Pronunciation
reh-CHO-toe
Year
Current
Type
Red
Winery
Corte Sant' Alda
Region
Veneto
Oenologist
Marinella Camerani

Overview

The estates where these grapes are grown have been managed in recent years with a bio-dynamic approach. This "philosophy of life" has had positive results. The exact proportions of the blend for this Recioto are not disclosed, since they vary from vintage to vintage, depending on the season. The vines are trained on traditional short pergola system. The average age of the vineyards is 25 years.

Wine Notes

Grape Variety
Corvina Grossa 60%, Rondinella 40%
Vinification
Harvested by hand and placed in crates for drying, pressing in February for vinification leaving residual sugar for ample sweetness.
Aging
Small oak barriques.
Alcohol
14.5 %
| Appearance
Deep red ruby
| Aroma
Perfumes are especially matched by never-excessive sweetness
| Taste
Full-bodied , intense and complex. Wonderful lingering finish.
| Serving Suggestions
Best enjoyed after a meal with a dessert of flavourful cheeses or semi-sweet chocolate, or even after dessert, as a “meditation wine”.

Recioto della Valpolicella DOC

Suggested Retail:
$76.00
CSPC#:
705855
Available Sizes:
500ml
Bottles Per Case:
6