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"Il Velluto" Recioto della Valpolicella Docg Classico 2015

"Il Velluto" Recioto della Valpolicella Docg Classico 2015 - Azienda Agricola Meroni

Recioto the oldest sweet wine of the area derived from the Rhaetian to the time of Arusnati and father of Amarone

On the Maso estate, at la Grola, the Meroni Farm produces “IL VELLUTO” RECIOTO sweet wine from Corvina Veronese, Corvinone, Rondinella and Molinara autochthonal grapes

A classic Recioto from Valpolicella with a 14,00 – 14,50% alcholic strenght, a unique wine in its origin, ancient varieties and production method from the Roman period

Opaque ruby red wine with an ethereal bouquet and the delicate perfume of baked fruit and sweet spices

It is warm and majestic to the palate, of full body mix of dried plums and cinnamon

Fascinating aftertaste of almond and intriguing bitter-sweet-finish

Accurarely chosen grapes, hand-picked at the beginning of October, a 4-5 month natural drying out for on rush matting, pressing, drawing from the vat after 5-6 days and maturation in a small, 20-25 hl, wooden barrels for 2 years

The wine is refined in the bottle for 6 months

Sweet