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Capitel San Rocco 2009 Tedeschi 75cl

£15.65
Region
Veneto
Vintage
2009
Country
Italy
Style
Red- Full-bodied
Type
Red

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Description

This red wine is made using an ancient winemaking technique called "ripasso". This consists in introducing a part of Valpolicella Classico, produced the preceding Autumn, onto Amarone wine marc after these have been decanted in March. The grapes used to produce this wine come from vineyards located on the moraine hills in the Classic Valpolicella zone





Vineyard notes



Soil Moraine clay and limestone

Vine density 2500 vines/hectare

Vineyard age 20 years

Cultivation Trent small bower

Pruning 14-18 buds/plant

Production 9000 kg/hectare

Grape varieties 30% Corvina - 30% Corvinone - 30% Rondinella - 10% Molinara, Rossignola, Oseleta, Negrara, Dindarella, Sangiovese



Winemaking technique



Grapes are harvested by hand at the beginning of October. They are then pressed and the stems are removed and the must is placed into small fermentation vats. Fermentation takes place at 28C with steeping that lasts 14 days. The wine also performs malolactic fermentation at the end of steeping. It the
Capitel San Rocco 2009 Tedeschi 75cl

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