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Ca' Rugate Valpolicella Superiore Campo Lavei 2017

The Ca' Rugate Valpolicella Superiore Campo Lavei is a red wine blend of Corvina (45%), Corvinone (40%) and Rondinella (15%) grapes. At the beginning of October, some of the harvested grapes are set aside to dry in wooden trays until the end of December. The undried grapes were de-stemmed and fermented immediately after the harvest. The dried grapes were added at a later stage and were allowed to ferment in stainless steel for approximately one week, prior to pressing, which took place at the end of December. The wine was then transferred into small barrels to finish fermentation and mature in oak, for a period of eight to 10 months. Deep ruby red in colour. Intense aromas of black fruit and cherries, and a twist of spice from the wood, followed by a mellow rounded palate with elegant tannin balance.

 

Wine File
Producer:
Ca' Rugate
Country:
Italy
Region:
Veneto
Sub Region:
Valpolicella
Style:
Red Wine
Primary Grape(s):
Corvina
Bottle Size:
75cl
Alcohol:
14.5%
Closure:
Colmate Cork
Vegan:
Yes
Contains Sulphites:
Yes
Units Per Bottle:
10.9
£22.00

The Producer Ca' Rugate | Veneto

Ca'Rugate Winery in Italy's Veneto

Ca'Rugate is truly a family business which has been handed down through the generations of the Tessari family since the early 1900s. The estate was renamed Ca'Rugate in 1986, taking its name from the volcanic hills where the vineyards are located. Now run...

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