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“CAPITANIO” RIPASSO VALPOLICELLA CLASSICO SUPERIORE DOC

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“CAPITANIO” RIPASSO VALPOLICELLA CLASSICO SUPERIORE DOC

Obtained from the vinification of “Valpolicella Classico” grapes is refermented on intact and still slightly sweet Recioto-Amarone dregs. The alcoholic degree, colour and body are increased and the wine is suitable for a long maturation in oak casks.

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“CAPITANIO” RIPASSO VALPOLICELLA CLASSICO SUPERIORE DOC

GRAPE VARIETY
75% Corvina, 20% Rondinella, 5% Molinara,
 
PRODUCTION
75 hl/Ha.

LOCATION 
Vineyards located in a pre-hill zone in the Valpolicella
Classico Area

VINEYARD
The soil composition, its micro-climate, orientation and particular ventilation, give to the grapes of this wine the best peculiar feature requested for the old vinification method called “ripasso” (double fermentation).

GRAPES HARVEST 
By hand, second fortnight of September

VINIFICATION
The wine obtained from the vinification of “Valpolicella Classico” grapes is re-fermented on intact and still slightly sweet Recioto-Amarone dregs.  In so doing the alcoholic degree, colour and body are increased and the wine obtained is suitable for a long maturation in oak casks.

CHARACTERISTICS 
Deep ruby red colour, typical intense scent of fruit, medium bodied, generous, warm, it reminds raisins and berry and it has a clean flavourful finish.

ALCOHOLIC CONTENT   
14 % vol.

SERVING TEMPERATURE   
61-63°F

GASTRONOMIC ADVICE
It combines very well with tasty dishes, grilled mixed meats, roasts, red meats, game and cheeses. It is advisable to uncork the bottle at least one hour before serving the wine.

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