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Recioto della Valpolicella

DOCG area for red wines in the Italian region Veneto, The type of wine of the geographically identical DOC area Valpolicella was highly classified in 2010. The area includes Cazzano di Tramigna, Cerro Veronese, Colognola ai Colli, Dolcè, Fumane, Grezzana, Illasi, Lavagno, Marano di Valpolicella, Mezzane di Sotto, Montecchia di Crosara, Negrar, Pescantina, San Martino Buon Albergo, San Mauro di Saline, San Pietro in Cariano, Sant'Ambrogio di Valpolicella, Tregnago and Verona in the province of Verona. The five municipalities Fumane, Marano di Valpolicella, Negrar, San Pietro in Cariano and Sant'Ambrogio di Valpolicella make up the area Valpolicella Classico with mostly terraced Documents. The subzone Valpolicella Valpantena includes a smaller area in the Valpantena Valley in a niche of the Lake Garda which is characterized by a special climate distinguished. If the grapes come from classified vineyards, all wines can Vigna followed by the name of the layer on label be specified.

The climatic conditions with the nearby Lake Garda favor the variants Amarone and Recioto, The Recioto is like all Valpolicella wines from the local varieties Corvina or Cruina = Corvina Veronese (45-95%), Corvinone (max 50%), Rondinella (5-30%), as well as other varieties (max 25%, of which each variety max 10%) blended. The grapes are dried on wooden racks for 100 to 120 days and are sorted out rotten berries (one Botrytis is undesirable). In contrast to the dry DOCG wine Amarone della Valpolicella he is sweetly expanded. There are five versions Recioto della Valpolicella, Recioto della Valpolicella Classico, Recioto della Spumante, Recioto della Valpolicella Valpantena and Recioto della Valpolicella Valpantena Spumante.

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