Groppello

RIVIERA DEL GARDA CLASSICO D.O.C.

Grape Variety
85% Groppello Gentile and Groppello di Mocasina, 15% Barbera, Sangiovese and Marzemino
Soil
Thin and well-draining, with post glacial sediments
Training System
Guyot
Yeld
8,5 tonnes/ha
Harvest
Hand-picked in late September
Winemaking
Macerates 6 days on the skins, followed by fermentation and ageing in steel
Chemical Analysis
Alcohol: 13 % vol
Residual sugar: 5 g / L
Dry extract: 27 g / L
Colour
Pale ruby red, nicely transparent
Nose
Heady and floral with the right intensity
Flavour
Good, elegant body with appropriate tannin content; very tasty

PAIRINGS AND SERVING TEMPERATURE

Delicate pasta and rice dishes, red meat, platters of cured meats and medium-ripe cheeses. Serve at 14°C – 16°C

DID YOU KNOW...?

“…the Groppello grape family has a number of clones and a number of names: Groppello Gentile, Groppello di Mocasina, di Revò (Val di Non), di Santo Stefano. Nowadays Valtenèsi vignerons are committed mainly to Groppello Gentile, which is delighting consumers with some truly elegant, interesting wines.” (Alessio Turazza, Gambero Rosso)