Origin: The TOMMASI family vineyard RAFAÈL is perfectly situated on the most prestigious hill of the region and produces what may be the best grapes for the production of "Valpolicella Classico Superiore". The combination of careful attention to the cultivation of this ancient vineyard, rigorous selection of grapes and their meticulous vinification, contribute to the creation of this extraordinary wine in understandably limited quantities.
Vineyard: The Single Vineyard RAFAÈL, a hillside vineyard blessed by mother nature by a magnificent landscape and its perfect suitability for grapes.
Grapes: Corvina Veronese 60%, Rondinella 25%, Molinara 15%.
Alcohol: 12,5% by vol.
Maturation: 15 months in Sloavian Oak barrels of 65 hectoliters.
Tasting notes: Intense ruby red in colour, on the nose it has dried spices perfumes, with accents of leather and cherry flavours. The taste is fairly intense, spicy with sweet cherry flavours. Well balanced and pleasantly tannic.
Recommended with: First courses with meats sauces, white and red meats, cheeses.
Service temperature: 16°/18°C
2011 | Wine Spectator 88 p.
2011 | Wine Enthusiast 87 p.
2010 | Wine Spectator – Veneto top Value 89 p.
2010 | JancisRobinson.com 15.5 p.
2010 | Gambero Rosso – 2 bicchieri
2010 | Wine Enthusiast 86 p.