Recioto della Valpolicella DOCG Classico , Cantina di Negrar

From: £1950

A truly unique Italian wine, the best way to compare this is ‘port without the spirit’, easy to enjoy on its own or with all sorts of cheese or chocolate dishes.

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Description

Cantina Valpolicella Negrar is a co-operative of 230 members located just a few kilometers from Verona, near Lake Garda.  Since 1933, its story has been one of people dedicated to the production of quality wines showing a true and sincere expression of their region.  A wealth 600 hectares of vineyards spread across cultivated by the members regularly supervised the Cantina’s professional team.  The philosophy of the group is to rediscover the winemaking traditions of the area, giving wines of unique local characteristics expressed in a modern style.

Vineyard & Winemaking – A blend of 70 % Corvina, 15% each of Rondinella  and Corvinone.  The history of this wine dates back to the ancient Romans, a wine produced after “appassimento” or natural drying and shrivelling of the grape for 120 days. Maturation in stainless steel vats for 6 months and then in bottle for 4 months.

Tasting Note – Intensely fruity and fragrant – raspberry, cherry, prunes and plum. Generously sweet, soft and velvety on the palate with warm notes of raisins on the finish. (12.5% abv)

Additional information

Bottle size (cl)

50cl

Colour

Dessert Wine

Country

Italy

Region

Italy – Veneto

Variation criteria

Case of 6 x 50cl, Single Bottle 50cl

Grape variety

Corvina