||Red sweet from withered grapes sweet
DOCG Recioto della Valpolicella Classico
||70% Corvina, 5% Rondinella, 25% Corvinone
|Composition of the land
||Monte Tenda, Monte Crosetta, Rasso: On the top of limestone hills in the Fumane and San Pietro in Cariano areas where the soil is ideal for the production of great red wines.
||Guyot, double pergola, single pergola.
|Yield x hectare
||7 tonnes (3000 to 5000 vines per hectare).
||End of September — beginning of October. Grapes are hand-picked. Only the best part of the bunch is kept for raisining on screens under condition of temperature and humidity control.
||Beginning of February. Fermentation under controlled temperature with selected yeast strains that extract and highlight the wide range of aromas from this jewel of nature.
||After some time in barrel to harmonise structure and aromas, the wine is transferred into large oak vats to complete the maturation process. It is then aged in the bottle until selected for release.
||Price Valentina Cubi Recioto Meliloto 2000 € 28.06