It is obtained from dried grapes left in grape-drying buildings for 100/200 days. Its fermentation is stopped to preserve the sugar percentage necessary to grant the typical structure of this wine. The colour is intense dark ruby-red, at times impenetrable; distinct perfume of dried fruits and cherries in alcohol that continues in the harmonious and bold flavour with an austere tone and a good total acidity. It perfectly pairs with desserts and blue cheese. …Read all
Obtained from grapes dried in fruttaio (grape-drying building) for 100/120 days where the sugar fermentation is completed, Amarone is one of the most enduring wines among the great Italian wines. It has a very intense red colour with garnet shades and a perfume that reminds of dried fruits, tobacco and spices due to the noble rot which develops during the drying process. The flavour is very fruity and fragrant, dry but highly soft, with a full body, warm, invigorating and robust; it has a stron…Read all
Valpolicella Ripasso doc is obtained from the contact between basic Valpolicella wine and residual Amarone lees for about 15/20 days. It is characterized by a heavier structure and longevity. If compared to basic Valpolicella the alcohol content is higher, the acidity lower, roundness more marked and the values of the phenolic substances and extracts are higher. Ruby-red in colour with garnet shades, it offers a slightly ethereal perfume of red fruits with notes of vanilla. The palate is fine, …Read all
Valpolicella wines are characterized by the use of local native varieties. The ampeloghrapic basis is mainly given by Corvina, Corvinone, Rondinella and other native varieties. Corvina is the most important variety in the Valpolicella blends, thank to its technological characteristics in the vinification process and phenolic properties, it gives the wine body and structure. At the moment of the vintage grapes have an average sugar concentration and variable acidity depending on the weathe…Read all
Corvina Veronese (also called Cruina or Corvina) is one of the main grape varieties in the blends of Valpolicella wines. It can be part of the composition of a vineyard from 45 to 95%.
The Corvinone, also called “Cruinon”, is a complementary and optional grape variety in the blend of Valpolicella wines.A vineyard can be composed up to 50% by it in substitution of the same percentage of Corvina.
This grape variety is complementary in the Valpolicella blends and can contribute to the composition of vineyards from 5% to 30%.
This route will take us past many of the elegant villas of the noblesse that gained the Valpolicella the reputation of being the playground of the province's elite. We will admire the Romanesque churches, the wide stretches of cherry blossom, the gurgling waterfalls on the backdrop of the lush rivers and the rustic constructions built with the stones quarried from the hills close to Prun, Cavalo.All tours