The symbol of a land and its paths: a...
The symbol of a land and its paths: a little metal plate, moved by the wind like a flag (or “bandina”), a point of reference for those who used to walk through the Monti Garbi.
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|Alcoholic strength||14,5% vol.|
|Grapes||Corvina e Corvinone 70%, Rondinella 20%, Croatina 5%, Oseleta 5%|
|Awards||Veronelli 89/100 - Vinetia - AIS Veneto 3 rosoni - Vini Buoni d'Italia 3 stelle - Top 100 La Guida ai Vini di Verona - The WineHunter Award 88,00 - 89,99 / 100|
Valpolicella Superiore DOC "LA BANDINA"
Production area: Municipality of Mezzane - Monti Garbi District (Verona).
Type of soil: White with dominant skeletal limestone, with a silty-sand fraction.
Vineyard altitude: 300 m a.s.l.
Grapes: Corvina and Corvinone 70% - Rondinella 20% - Croatina 5% - Oseleta 5%.
Ages of vines: 25 years.
Training system: Guyot.
Vine density: 6,500 vines/ha.
Harvest: by hand in crates in October.
Pressing: soft, with pneumo-press.
Fermentation: alcoholic at a controlled temperature with selected biological yeasts.
Malolactic fermentation: natural and alcoholic at 22/23 degrees, every 10 days.
Bâtonnage: every 15 days until bottling.
Stabilization: natural tartaric.
Ageing: 24 years in new 500 litre casks of French oak.
Organoleptic examination: colour deep ruby red with purple nuances. Aroma fruity, intense with hints of cherry, red fruit, liquorice, tobacco and cedar wood. Flavour soft and warm, a firmly structured wine, balanced and persistent.
Pairing: pasta entrées with elaborate sauces, grilled red meats, braised roasts, lamb and game, well ripened non piquant cheeses.
Serving temperature: 16 °C - 18 °C.
Ageing potential: 10 - 15 years.
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