VALPOLICELLA DOC CLASSICO SUPERIORE 2017 – COLLEZIONE PRUVINIANO
The Domìni Veneti Pruviniano Collection was born from the desire to discover and enhance the territories and wines from grapes grown in the Marano valley in Valpolicella Classica. Until 1177 these territories were in fact called Pruviniano. The Valpolicella DOC Classico Superiore Pruviniano Collection is characterized by a subtle elegance and a great potential for aging over time. It is undoubtedly an authentic Valpolicella Superiore with a spiciness that reflects its origin. Color: ruby red. Floral scent of violets, fruity of cherry, currant and red fruits, and spicy of pepper, nutmeg. The flavor is fresh, lively, dry and persistent thanks to the right balance and fine tannins. Wonderful in combination with traditional Veronese first courses , such as lasagna with rabbit and tortelloni with Monte Veronese, it is also excellent with cured meats .
GRAPES Corvina 60% Corvinone 15% Rondinella 15% Other grapes as per specification 10% THE VINEYARD Located in the heart of the Valpolicella Classica, in the hamlet of Prognol, on dry terraces. Altitude from 200 to 250 meters above sea level. South-east, south-west exposure. Soil type: silt-clayey, sometimes calcareous. Grassing of the vineyard. Training system: espalier and part with Veronese pergola. Age of production vines: 15 years. Load of buds per vine: 9-18. Plant density: 3,300 / 5,000 vines per hectare. Yield per hectare: 20 hl. THE PRODUCTION Harvest: September to the beginning of October exclusively by hand. Crushing with destemming of the grapes. Fermentation temperature 25-28 ° C. Maceration for 10 days with programmed punching down at a frequency of 3 per day for 20 minutes. Aging in steel for about 12 months. Complete malolactic fermentation. Stabilization: natural. Serving temperature: 14-16 ° C. Alcohol 13.00% Vol.