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An excellent Ripasso. Blend of Corvina, Molinara, Rondinella, makes for a wine with hints of black cherry and dark fruit but with a very mellow earthy taste. A nose of sour cherry and leather. With over tones of raisins, figs and dark ripe fruit, with accents of wood. A very smooth and well balanced wine. A nice kick of acidity. Velvety tannins and a medium long finish.Vintage in image may vary. Refer to wine facts for current vintage.
The fruit for our Pinot Noir was harvested from Wairau vineyards including our flagship vineyard, 17 Valley.
Today, Gian Andrea’s children, Francesca and Giorgio, work with their father in managing what has become a major production group based in Lazise, on Lake Garda. The family owns vineyards and estates not only in Veneto, in the areas of Bardolino and Valpolicella, but also in another region of great character and growing qualitative potential, Apulia, a region they love and which they always believed had great winemaking potential.
The wines of the Cantine Tinazzi are now sold in more than 30 countries around the world.
Casa Vitivinicola Tinazzi
150-300 meters above sea level
Grapes selected and harvested by hand at the start of October
Pressing and destemming of the grapes with maceration and fermentation at a controlled temperature of 22-26°C for 10 days. At the end of January, the wine is passed over the Amarone marc to acquire more body and complexity
The wine is aged in 5-20-hectolitre, French and American oak barrels for 8/12 months
Corvina, Molinara, Rondinella