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VALPOLICELLA CLASSICO SUPERIORE, DOC, 2016
Azienda Agricola Villa Crine



The history of Ville Crine goes back to 1700 when the ancestral house was built, nestled in the foothills of the Italian alps. For generations the family passed on, from father to son the art of making and tasting wine, an art that has been refined by today's owner Battista Venturini working in the heart of Valpolicalla Classico. The hilly area with its many micro climates is especially suited for making an excellent Valpolicella of which Battista and his wife Mara are exceptionally proud, specially since it took many years of sacrifice to reach the quality of the wine produced today. We hope you like it as much as we do.

Tasting Notes: This is a classic Valpolicella. It is a medium-bodied, dry red whose fruit is balanced by soft tannins. Try it with roast pork, game or pasta.
Region: Veneto
Classification: Valpolicella DOC
Area of Production: Pedemonte
Grape Variety: 60% Corvina, 30% Rondinella, 10% Molinara
Soil: Clay, allu vial gravel, and tufa, with marine sediments. Altitude 200-300 meters.
Average Age of Vines: 25 years
Spacing of Plants: 90cm
Trellising System: Simple pergola system
Production per Acre: 4.02 tons
Vinification Technique:  Hand picked and semi-dried for 30 days, destemmed and softly pumped over in vats of stainless steel for the month of November. Then kept in stainless tanks for  one year.
Maturation: Matured in bottles in ancient volcanic-rock (tufa) cellars. 

Total Acidity
: 5.43 g/l

Residual Sugar: 1.46 g/l
PH
Alcohol: 13.5%
Total Cases Produced: 542