Valpolicella Superiore DOC "LA BANDINA"

Production area: Municipality of Mezzane - Monti Garbi District (Verona).

Type of soil: White with dominant skeletal limestone, with a silty-sand fraction.

Vineyard altitude: 300 m a.s.l.

Grapes: Corvina and Corvinone 70% - Rondinella 20% - Croatina 5% - Oseleta 5%.

Ages of vines: 25 years.

Training system: Guyot.

Vine density: 6,500 vines/ha.

Harvest: by hand in crates in October.

Pressing: soft, with pneumo-press.

Fermentation: alcoholic at a controlled temperature with selected biological yeasts.

Malolactic fermentation: natural and alcoholic at 22/23 degrees, every 10 days.

Bâtonnage: every 15 days until bottling.

Stabilization: natural tartaric.

Ageing: 24 years in new 500 litre casks of French oak.

Organoleptic examination: colour deep ruby red with purple nuances. Aroma fruity, intense with hints of cherry, red fruit, liquorice, tobacco and cedar wood. Flavour soft and warm, a firmly structured wine, balanced and persistent.

Pairing: pasta entrées with elaborate sauces, grilled red meats, braised roasts, lamb and game, well ripened non piquant cheeses.

Serving temperature: 16 °C - 18 °C.

Ageing potential: 10 - 15 years.


Data sheet

Tenuta Sant'Antonio
lt. 0,75
Alcoholic strength
14% vol.
Corvina e Corvinone 70%, Rondinella 20%, Croatina 5%, Oseleta 5%
Gardini Notes 99/100 - Gambero Rosso Tre Bicchieri - Vinous Antonio Galloni 93/100 - Decanter 93/100

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