Valpolicella Classico Ripasso DOC Musella
From the vinification of the grapes of Corvina and Corvinone 85%, Rondinella 10% and Barbera 5%. The origin is in Veneto to the north-east of Verona, on the hill that divides Montorio from the Illasi Valley. The vinification requires that 100% of the Valpolicella Superiore wine is ripassed on the not fully pressed Amarone skins. Skin-must maceration 12-15 days at uncontrolled natural temperature. Periodic replacements. Racking off. Malolactic fermentation. Transfer to 350 liter, 500 liter and 3500 liter French oak barrels. Maturation period 12 months. A Ripasso that does not make the grapes wither.
Valpolicella Classico Ripasso DOC Musella’s features
A beautiful ruby red, full and intense colour. The aroma on the nose is pervaded by notes of ripe berries, accompanied by spicy hints of cinnamon. The taste has a good tannic grip, with a medium body, characterized by good acidity. It closes with a fruity aftertaste.
Suggested food pairings while tasting this Valpolicella Classico Ripasso DOC Musella
Excellent with meat dishes and aged cheeses and with game too. Perfect with typical “polenta e osei”. The optimal serving temperature is 18 ° C. The alcohol content 14% Vol.