Valpolicella Ripasso DOC – Acini Ameni


Location: Vallpantena, Controlled Designation of Origin

Vineyard: Altarol

Grapes: Corvina, Rondinella, Molinara, Oseleta, Corvinone and Croatina

Vineyards: Owned vineyards from Valpantena between the hamlets of Poiano and Quinto in the Figaretto area

Characteristics of the vineyards:  Located in a hilly position with southern exposure, clayey, highly calcareous soil. The plants are in Gujot with a density of 4000 vines per hectare

Winemaking and Aging

Harvest: Carried out by hand in small crates in the third ten days of September

Vinification: The pressed grapes fall by gravity into small 50-hectolitre stainless steel vats. Daily pumpovers and delestages are carried out throughout the duration of fermentation. Temperature controlled at 28°C

Tasting Notes

Maturation: The peak of refinement is reached approximately two years after the harvest

Organoleptic characteristics: Dark ruby ​​red color with violet reflections. Very intense aroma of cherry, plum, blackberry and violet; natural characteristic of Valpantena. Notes of coffee, hay and dark chocolate. The flavor is dry and persistent

Pairings: Ideal pairing with pasta dishes, red meats, fresh or medium-aged cheeses

Alcohol: 14% Vol.

Serving temperature: 16-18°C