Wine Campagnola, "Caterina Zardini", Valpolicella Classico Superiore DOC, 2013
Wine rich ruby red color with purple rim around the edge of the glass.
The wine has a rich, dry, full, fragrant flavor, repeated notes of flavor and very pleasant, slightly bitter aftertaste.
Spicy aroma of the wine reveals notes of ripe cherry, bitter almond and tobacco.
Wine blends well with risotto with pumpkin, roasted meats, game and lamb ribs.
Dry red wine "Caterina Zardini", Valpolicella Classico Superiore, 2009 refers to the range of terroir wines, named after the wife of the founder of the winery Campagnola. Land area of 36 hectares on which grapes are grown for wine making, are located in the rolling hills of one of the best regions - Marano di Valpolicella valley. Soil vineyards consist mainly of limestone, are south-east exposure and are situated at an altitude of 300 meters above sea level. Stocking density of vines - 3000 plants per hectare. Harvested by hand at the end of September and is carefully sorted. In wine production comes better quality berries with a high sugar content. After selection of fruit sent to the natural withering within 20 days. The dried soft pressing grapes pass obtained the must is fermented at a controlled temperature of 28 ° C and maceration on grape skins for 15 days. Wine is aged in large Slavonian oak barrels for a year, followed by bottle aging for six months.
Campagnola today - a large, modern winery, located in the town of Valgatara in the region of Valpolicella Classic. It was founded in 1886 by Carlo Campagnola and his wife Caterina Zardini. Achievements houses were marked in 1907, when it issues the wine Recioto (recioto) won a gold medal at the exhibition in Verona. It is this year, representatives of the family is considered the beginning of the birth of Campagnola family winemaking tradition that today more than 100 years. Unfortunately, Carlo died early, but his widow with ten young sons continued the work selflessly spouse. In 1926, several brothers, led by Giuseppe Campagnola bought a small restaurant in the center of Porton Borsari, which successfully sold homemade wine. In the 50s there was a question of expansion of production. Therefore, it was moved to a new place, where he remains to this day. It was here that Giuseppe and his sons Luigi and Giancarlo started to produce classic wines of the region of Verona. Today, now led by the son Luigi - Junior Giuseppe Campagnola, who along with his father and children, representing the fifth generation of the dynasty of winemakers, continues the family business successfully.
Our manufacturing plant is equipped with modern appliances. The whole process is controlled by laboratories that conduct chemical and microbiological analyzes. Top experts pay special attention to improving the production and improve the quality of wine. Currently Campagnola produces wine from its own grapes and additionally buys it at more than 50 farms cultivating about 80 hectares of vineyards. In addition, the company is practicing cooperation with other wineries. So in the area of Bardolino Classico house Campagnola than its own 15 hectares of vineyards handles another 15 hectares together with Tenute Francesco Righetti, and in Friuli they are 30 hectares of cultivated grapes Pinot Grigio. In Soave region shared with the economy Adami are another 20 hectares of vineyards. Such mutually beneficial cooperation has enabled the company Campagnola recently to expand its product range, which is now represented not only the wines of Verona, but also in other wine regions.
To date, Campagnola wine are divided into several lines:
Caterina Zardini - exceptional terroir wines made from the best grapes collected on 36 hectares of vineyards commune Marano.
Giuseppe Campagnola - classic wine regions of Valpolicella and Verona, thanks to them in their time farming has become known. For these wines specially selected grapes Luigi and Giuseppe Campagnola.
Campagnola - the wine region of Verona, with the classification of DOC and produced from purchased grapes.
Roccolo del Lago - wine, produced in conjunction with Tenuta Agricola Francesco Righetti.
Il Mercante dei Vini Italiani - this brand is classic wines of the most famous wine regions of Italy.