||San Pietro in Cariano (VR)
||The whole clusters are crushed, without de-stemming, and the grapes ferment in concrete vats with ambient yeasts for about 30 days, followed by pumpovers, délestages, and above all by visual and auditory monitoring by the winemaker.
|| Aft er drawing-off , the wine sett les by gravity for about 10 days. A two-fold maturation process follows, for a total of 30 months, utilising new French oak 225-litre barrels (200%), with no rackings. Th e unfi ltered wine is bott led and receives an additional minimum of 2 years in bott le. Harlequin is produced only in the fi nest growing.
||Partners well with elaborate dishes of all meats with hearty and spicy sauces. Excellent with aged and full-fl avoured cheeses and with game, as well as at meal’s end and as a sipping wine by itself.
||Price Zyme Harlequin 2009 € 215.10