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VINTAGE 2014

Le Guide dell’Espresso – Vini d’Italia 2018 A Wine to Store

Guida Oro - I Vini di Veronelli 2018 *** an excellent wine (91/100)

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GRAPE VARIETY: vespaiola 100%

PRODUCTION AREA: 118  mamsl, North-South vineyard exposure

TYPE OF SOIL: calcareous, clay loam, ph.8

TRAINING SYSTEM: single and double curtain overturned (Guyot) with 8-10 buds

GRAPE HARVEST: in mid-September, the grapes are carefully selected, hand-picked, and placed into 2-kg small cases

VINIFICATION TECHNIQUE: the grapes naturally wither in a well-ventilated barn; in February are pressed, obtaining a 25% yield. Fermentation in oak barrels and further slow fermentation lasts about two years

MATURATION AND AGEING: 24-month fining in new oak barrels

 SENSORY ANALYSIS

SIGHT: bright amber yellow

SMELL: citrus scents, apricot jam and fresh hazelnuts

TASTE-SMELL: sweet, soft, sustained by an important freshness and acidity, persistent; after-taste of dried fruit, balsamic honey and almonds

FOOD PAIRING: well-matched with dry cookies and blue cheese