MURETTA VALPOLICELLA RIPASSO DOC

CLASSICO SUPERIORE

Production area 
Vineyards in the Valpolicella Classica area, located in the municipality of Fumane. 

Grape varieties
Corvina and Corvinone 65%, Rondinella 20%, Molinara 5%, others 10%. 

Alcohol by volume 
14% vol. 

Grape harvesting 
Grapes hand-picked when ripe, then crushed. 

Fermentation 
Fermented for 15-20 days during October. Subsequent second fermentation in February, where the wine macerates on the Amarone and Recioto vines that are still slightly sweet. In this manner the aroma, extract, colour, alcohol content and body become more complex. Aged in oak and steel barrels. 

Organoleptic properties 
Intense ruby red colour with granite highlights. Intense and persistent aroma of ripe red fruit, plums and spices. Robust, harmonious body, engaging and full flavoured, with slight tones of vanilla. 

Food pairings 
Risottos, grilled red meat, game, roasts, mature cheeses.