Ca' Rugate CAMPO BASTIGLIA Valpolicella Superiore DOC Ripasso 2017
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Denomination: Valpolicella Ripasso Superiore DOC
Grape variety: 45% Corvina, 40% Corvinone, 15% Rondinella
Area of production: selection of the best grapes from Ca’ Rugate’s own vineyards in the hills around Montecchia di Crosara - Verona
Soil: Gravel and limestone
Harvest: Last two weeks of September
Wine making process: Ripasso is the traditional method where the pomace from the dried Amarone grapes are left to referment in a Valpolicella wine from the same vintage. The wine is aged in 50% tonneaux and 50% stainless steel for about 8 months.
Organoleptic aspects: Intense garnet red in colour. Concentrated aromas of red fruit cherries with a hint of spice and flowers. Full bodied palate with soft tannins which make it velvety
Food pairing: pasta dishes with meat sauce, grilled or roasted red meat, game and medium aged cheeses.
Suggested initial serving temperature: 16°C