||Altitude: 200-300 m. a.s.l., facing south west.
||Hand picked at the end of October, often in two harvests to select the ripest grapes.
||The grapes are destemed and crushed then it is done a short maceration with skin contact in 2500 litre barrels.
||At the end of fermentation, the wine is racked into barrels of between 2000 and 500 litres capacity where it ages for around a year. During this period, the wine remains on the fine lees where is acquires complexity and a rich bouquet. It is held in bottle for some time before release.
||Makes an excellent partner to complex dishes, even with strong flavours particularly risottos such as porcini, or celery, squash and almond, salt cod and other fish including salmon, scallops and crab.
||Price Pieropan Soave La Rocca 2017 € 27.00