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Recioto della Valpolicella

DOCG area for red wines in the Italian region Veneto, The wine type of the area-identical DOC area Valpolicella was highly classified in 2010. The zone includes the municipalities of 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 of Fumane, Marano di Valpolicella, Negrar, San Pietro in Cariano and Sant'Ambrogio di Valpolicella largely form the Valpolicella Classico area terraced Documents. The Valpolicella Valpantena subzone comprises a smaller area in the Valpantena Valley in a niche of Lake Garda, which is characterized by a special climate distinguished. If the grapes come from classified vineyards, all wines can Vigna followed by the location name on label can be specified.

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