VALPOLICELLA DOC SUPERIORE RIPASSO “I LASI”

Villa Canestrari

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Technical Sheet

Grape varieties: 
Corvina, Corvinone, Rondinella, Oseleta and Spigamonte 

Viticultural area: 
The hills of the Illasi Valley (Verona), on tuffaceous and alluvial soils with stratified calcareous marine rocks underlying. The vineyards are southwest facing and are situated at an altitude of up to 200 metres above sea level. 

Colour: deep ruby red.
Bouquet: spicy, typical and intense.
Flavor: full, rounded and velvety.

Technical data

  • Alcohol 14.15% vol.
  • Sugar 7g/l
  • Total acidity 5,40 g/l pH 3.45

 

Food recommendation:
Valpolicella Ripasso is ideal with hearty meat and game dishes, as well as hard (Grana Padano or Parmigiano Reggiano) and strongly flavoured cheeses (mature Monte Veronese). 

Serving glass:

To be served preferably in large crystal glasses, at room temperature.

History:
The Story Of Villa Canestrari Began In 1888, when Carlo Bonuzzi, the paterfamilias and owner of a large number of vineyards in the Illasi Valley, graduated from the Royal School of Winemaking at Conegliano Veneto, contributing to the evolution of an activity in which his family was already involved. It was he who began bottling and selling the wines that the family produced, as can be seen from some of the labels displayed in our wine museum.


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