Valpolicella Doc Classico Superiore

La Preosa 2018

01C.075.LAPREOSA.18
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Boscaini Carlo

Description

VALPOLICELLA CLASSICO SUPERIORE
Denominazione di Origine Controllata
GRAPE VARIETY
Corvina 50%, Corvinone 40%, Rondinella 10%
TASTING NOTES
The 2018 vintage presented characteristics very similar to those that had characterized the year 2016. The phytosanitary state of the grapes in September was optimal and the first bunches harvested had a balanced weight and slightly thinner skins than in previous years . The weather was also favorable: thanks to the right heat and the soft July rains, this hill grape ripened with good acidity and abundant quantities of coloring substances. Fortunately, the floods that hit the Valpolicella area in the first days of September did not damage the Boscaini vineyards and therefore the quality of the grapes immediately seemed very good, particular aromas developed during the vinification phase, tending to exotic hints, which can also be found in the finished wine. This wine is produced from grapes grown in the upper part of the company territory called La Preosa. The fermentation of this Valpolicella Classico Superiore lasts about 20 days with three daily pumping over, applying the French technique of delestage twice. Wine aged for one year, in large 1500 liter oak barrels. Intense red color with iridescent shades that evolve over time. The nose reveals notes of spice and sweeter notes, such as vanilla up to ripe exotic fruit, such as notes of mango and papaya. On the palate there is a good structure and great balance. It goes preferably with red meats and game. It should be served at room temperature, preferably placed in a carafe and decanted half an hour before.

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Boscaini La Preosa

Product Details

Vintage
2018
Bottle Size
0.750 L
Alcohol content %
13,5
Package
Bottle
Color
Red
Main Grape Variety
Corvinone
Grape Variety 2
Rondinella
Grape Variety 3
Corvina
Appellation
Valpolicella Doc Classico Superiore
Municipality
Sant'Ambrogio di Valpolicella
District
Verona
Region
Veneto
Country
Italy
Allergens
Contains Sulfites
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