Luca Maroni 95/100
Deep ruby red with garnet tints. Rich, complex and deep, of black cherries, humus, oriental spices, pepper, graphite and citrus peel. Powerful, warm, articulated and very structured, with an elegant freshness.
Area of production: Valpolicella
Soil: mostly dark and red soils rich in debris, calcareous marls and basalt
Grape varieties: Corvina 70% – Rondinella 20% – Molinara 10%
Alcohol: 15% vol.
Colour: ruby red with garnet tinges
Bouquet: rich nose with notes of vanilla, coffee, cocoa and sweet spices
Taste: full body, well encompassing the palate, brandied dark fruit, cocoa
Harvest: highly selected grapes picked by hand into trays
Winemaking: 3/4-month natural drying followed by a traditional skin contact for 4-5 weeks
Ageing: in oak barrels and barriques for 3 years, subsequently in steel and bottle before release
Consumption: within 10-12 years at 18° degrees
Food pairing: red braised meat, game, fermented cheeses or simply as meditation wine