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Fumanelli Valpolicella Classico Superiore D.O.C.
Fumanelli Valpolicella Classico Superiore
Producer : Fumanelli
Denomination: Valpolicella Superiore DOC
Grape-variety: Corvina 40%, Corvinone 40% and Rondinella 20%.
Background: The Marchesi Fumanelli family has cultivated grapes and produced wines from their estate dating back to 1470. They deftly combine traditional and modern techniques to produce authentic expressions of their distinctive terroir. Fumanelli is one of the region’s largest and most historic family owned wineries. They own 78 acres of exclusively grown fruit within the walls of their ancient property, located eight miles from Verona. The Squarano estate is situated in the heart of Valpolicella, on a gentle hilltop surrounded by vineyards, cherry, and cypress trees.
Harvest: Hand harvested and selected from 30-40 years old pergola and 8-10 years old guyot vines on the Squarano Estate. Wine harvest is done by careful hand selection when the grapes are mature. This happens usually around the end of September/mid-October
Vinification: The vinification occurs separately with cold maceration.
Aging: Refinement takes place for 8 – 10 months in French barriques and it is followed by a minimum of 3 months in the bottle.
Color: Intense ruby red with violet reflexes.
Nose: This Fumanelli Valpolicella Classico Superiore has pronounced and characteristic bouquet of mature red fruits with a slightly spicy note.
Taste: Dry and velvety on the palate, with a hint of almond. Soft presence of sweet vanilla and soft tannins. A well structured wine, with an intense and persistent finish.
Serving Temperature: 18° C.
Pairing: Ideal with red meat dishes and aged cheeses.