"Ruvaln" is the stream in the Cimbra language, that is located in Val di Mezzane which has always been considered fertile for the wealth of water, for the numerous rivulets and streams that have enabled agriculture prosperous and favored the settlements. As reflected in the recovery of some flint tools dating back to the Middle Paleolithic, but also the Roman age, which left many traces of himself, with monuments and tombs different objects.
Origin: Val di Mezzane - Verona
Altitude: 400 m a.s.l.
Soil: Calcareus, medium textured soil
Grapes: 40% Corvina, 40% Corvina Grossa, 20% Rondinella
Training system: Double pergola trentina
Harvest: First decde of October, with hand-made selection of the grapes; natural drying for 3 months
Vinification: Grapes are softly pressed after destalking at the beginning of February
Fermentation: With indigenous yeasts in stainless steel for 1 month completing meanwhile the malolactic fermentation. Maceration 4 weeks
Ageing: 24 months in 25 hl barrels
Alcohol: 15% by vol.
Organoleptic characteristics: Color intense garnet red. Nose great intensity and persistence with cherry in alcohol notes, dry plum, tobacco and sweet spices. Palate good balance, full bodied, elegant tannins, never too much acidity.
Service temperature: 18/20°C