Recioto della Valpolicella Classico DOCG

Acinatico

Our Recioto from Valpolicella, one of our best wines from our selection, is inspired by the ancient Italian wine called “Acinatico”. It’s a sweet wine of great structure produced with Corvina, Rondinella e Molinara grapes. It shares the same production technique with Amarone, but differentiates from it in natural interruption of the fermentation process.

 

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Oenological
practice

The best grapes are selected and placed in 6 kg trunks to rest in our orchards to rest for at least 120 days. During the drying period, a sequence of biochemical processes carried out by microorganism like Botritis Nobile, transform part of the sugar into glycerine.

After crushing the grapes, the fermentation begins and is then stopped at just the right time by removing the yeast; the result is a sweet wine. The sweet taste of the Valpolicella’s Recioto is due to the incomplete fermentation of grape sugar into alcohol. The resulting wine ages several months in oak barrels, acquiring aromatic complexity and softness.

Tasting
notes

Sweet wine characterised by an exceptional structure and intense red ruby colour. At the nose, clear notes of brandied cherry and dried fruits.

Food
pairings

Perfect pairing with desserts like fruit cakes and chocolate cakes.

Grape
varieties

Corvina Veronese 75%  Rondinella 20%  Molinara 5%

Temperature
suggested

8°C

Alcohol

13% Vol

Recioto Awards

Veronelli 2017

Super 3 stars
Recioto 2013