The microclimate of Moron, like few others, is synonymous with great potential for wine especially for Recioto. This sweet red wine is often thought of as a dessert wine but, if serious, intense and well made can express itself wth refinement throughout modern gastronomy.
Grapes: Corvina 60% Corvinone 15% Rondinella 15%, other native varieties 10%.
Analysis: Alcohol 14.00% Vol. Residual reducing sugars 130.00 g/l Total dry extract 52.00 g/l
Vineyard: Situated in the heart of Valpolicella Classico, in the village of Moron, on dry stonewalled terraces among the hills of Negrar at an altitude of 200 to 250 metres. Soil type mainly silt and sandy alluvial debris. Grass sward between vines. Age of vines in production 20 years.
Vinification and ageing: Harvest hand harvested in the last week of September. Appassimento for 130 days. Vinification destemmed, then gentle pneumatic pressing. Fermented at temperatures between 12 and 23°C. Maceration for 20 days with manual punch-down of cap 3 times a day. Complete malolactic fermentation. Maturation in French Allier oak barriques for 6 months and then in bottle for 4 months. Stabilization natural.
Tasting notes: Colour intense garnet red. Perfume complex and intriguing with hints of dark fruit, floral and spicy notes. Flavour it is full and intense with sweet notes, balanced with great structure and a warm complex finish.
Food matching: Great by itself or to enhance a pleasant conversation after a meal. Perfect with spicy cheese. Serving temperature: 12/14°C.