Valpolicella Classico DOC, Accordini
Italy – 2019
Tasting Note: Fragrant, appealing Valpolicella, wafting red berries and rose petals into the nose and red cherries and more roses into the mouth.
Food Matching: Playfully fruity and moreish, this is the perfect match to a plate of charcuterie, penne amatriciana or a spaghetti puttanesca.
Vineyard: Vineyards are grown in the heart of Valpolicella Classico, on the hills of Negrar, at 200-250m above sea level. A temperature difference of over 15oC between day and night brings about a gradual increase in sugars, and an exceptional accumulation of aromatic substances, right up to harvest.
Vinification: Harvests were carried out manually exceptionally early in the year, in dry and breezy conditions. After maceration for 12 days, grapes were fermented at a temperature of 25°-28° in stainless steel tanks and hand pressed three times a day. After complete malolactic fermentation, the wine was refined in bottle for 2 months.