Wine Valpolicella Classico DOC 2008
Wine a brilliant ruby red color.
The wine has an elegant, balanced, harmonious taste. Drunk easily.
The wine has a fresh aroma of black fruit with dominant notes of cherry and slight touch of almond.
Wine is perfect for abundant Venetian cuisine, national appetizers, soups, pasta, as well as the majority of Mediterranean dishes. It goes well with white meat on the grill and fish dishes.
Valpolicella Classico DOC - this is a great wine made from the best grapes that grow in the vineyards located in the Valpolicella region at an altitude of 180-280 meters above sea level. The soils are mainly chalk and lime. For the production of wine grapes are harvested by hand during the first half of October, then separated from the ridges, gags and is fermented at a temperature of 25-31ºC. Maceration lasts for 7 days and malolactic fermentation takes place in December, then the wine is aged in cement tanks enamel, and then bottled.
Valpolicella Classico DOC also awarded count: 2004 vintage won 85/100 points, and wine in 2005 gained 86/100 points from Annuario dei Vini italiani di Luca Maroni.
Allegrini farm located in Fumane di Valpolicella, from the 16th century Allegrini family lives in this small but significant area, located in the Valpolicella Classico, passing the secrets of wine from generation to generation.
Giovanni Allegrini was one of the first winemakers, have revolutionized the practice of local wine, he created some of the finest wines of Valpolicella in the 60-70 years of the 20th century. In the 80s his three children inherited the company.
Today Allegrini vineyards occupy more than 70 hectares, they are located in the most prestigious areas. Allegrini rightly considered to be one of the largest landowners in Italy. Among their possessions should be noted manor La Grohl, which produces the most significant products.
Family-owned company produces wines of the highest level. Today, winemakers of the region Veneto monitor trends and innovations, which are set by Allegrini, which has become a trendsetter. The winery is also a great contribution in advancing the global market Venetian wines. According to the Gambero Rosso, the Italian edition of the authoritative, Allegrini is considered a "Star" winery, in its arsenal has 21 award "Tre Bicchieri". "Stars" are those wineries that have won at least 10 points higher.