2014 'Rocolo' Valpolicella Superiore DOC

Case of 12 bottles

Varietals: Corvina 40%, Corvinone 25%, Rondinella 30%, Oseleta, Molinara e Croatina 5%, only own grapes, hand selected.

Ageing/Vinification: A rigorous selection identify the best bunches and are stored in fruttaio (Drying room) for about 20 days. After fermentation, the wine is refined in 5 to 30 hl French oak barrels for at least 4 years and will rest an extra few months in stainless steel tanks. Released after an extra 6 months in bottle.

Alcohol: 14.5%

Description: Red ruby colour with purple tints. Elegant and complex nose, floral notes and wood berries evolving to eucalyptus and smoke with a touch of balsamic. On the palate, soft and well balanced, fruity sensation of cherry and raspberry combined with subtle vanilla. Dynamic, persistent and elegant finale.

Food Pairing: A wine of great structure, it will be ideal to red meat and game dishes. Recommended with Hard-cheeses and the veronese cuisine, risottos, stews.

89 points from Wine Spectator

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