Noble Selection

Ripasso Nero Viola

THE TRADITION OF CA’ D’OR

 

Ripasso Nero Viola is aged in 500/1000 l oak barrels for 18 months and is a wine that stands out for its distinctive softness. Its sweet and fruity notes come from a skillful blend.

 

Softness and smoothness enhance the typical features of the whole range of red berry fruits, such as cherry and currant.

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PRODUCT DETAILS Ripasso Nero Viola
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TECHNICAL SHEET OF
WINE

 

Grape varieties: 65% Corvina, 15% Corvinone + 10% Rondinella + 10% other varieties

Location: 12 hectars located in Bastia, exactly on the valley between the Val d’Alpone and Val d’Illasi. The shaley clay – subalkaline land, is formed in a broad plateau with slight slopes, produced by the alteration of limestone formations and in particular the white and red scales. The volcano (basalt) is non-existent

Altitude: 450m/above sea level

Vine age: New plantings and old one of 20-35 years

Vines per hectare: 5.200

Production: 60 – 70 Hl/Ha

Harvest: Hand picked during the last two weeks of September

Fermentation and maturation: Ripasso is the traditional method where the Valpolicella wine is re-macereted on the pomace from the dried Amarone grapes. The wine is aged in 500/1000 lt oak barrels for 18 months.

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SENSORY CHARACTERISTICS AS
DETERMINED BY AN ENOLOGISTS

 

At first glance:
Ruby red colour

On the nose:
Red small woodland fruits

On the palate:
Hints of fresh red small woodland fruit.
Soft and balanced tannin

Service temperature:
16-18°C