Le Calendre - Valpolicella
Small cellar (25,000 bottles) managed by the young Federico.
Federico is deeply convinced
that wine is above all the fruit of the earth, he practices viticulture that is particularly attentive to tradition and the environment.
The winery is RRR certified (reduce, save, respect).
Review of Valpolicella DOC
It is a precious red wine whose name recalls the refermentation on the classic Recioto and Amarone pomace, a process that gives this great wine an immediate link with the territory.
Grapes: Corvina and Corvinone 60%, Rondinella 30%, Molinara and others
Production area: Land located in the foothills of the municipality of San Pietro in Cariano, in the heart of the Valpolicella Classica.
Harvest: Strictly manual harvest, from the end of September to
mid-October depending on the year.
Drying: Light drying of about 20-25 days in trays.
Vinification: According to the traditional technique used in the area for
enhance the Valpolicella. A first and traditional fermentation, carried out at the end of October in stainless steel tanks, is followed by a second one generally in February / March, on the pomace of Recioto and Amarone. It is obtained
thus a product with a unique structure of its kind.
Aging: In 5 and 10 HL Slavonian oak barrels for about 18 months.
Subsequent refinement in the bottle.
Alcohol content: 14% vol.
Pairings: Risotto and other first courses of the Veronese tradition; red meats; hard cheeses.
Format: 0.75 lt