Groppello

RIVIERA DEL GARDA CLASSICO D.O.C.

Grape Variety
85% Groppello Gentile and Groppello di Mocasina, 15% Barbera, Sangiovese and Marzemino
Soil
Sand and gravel from morainic hills
Training System
Guyot
Yeld
7,5 tonnes/ha
Harvest
Hand-picked in late September
Winemaking
Traditional with fermentation and maceration on the skins for 6 days; aged in steel
Chemical analysis
Alcohol: 13,5 % vol
Residual sugar: 5 g / L
Dry extract: 29 g / L
Colour
Mid-intensity ruby red with garnet reflections
Nose
A gently spiced fragrance with sweet ripe fruit and floral notes
Flavor
The stylish structure is a balancing act of softness and acidity for a velvety, very drinkable wine that never overdoes it

PAIRINGS AND SERVING TEMPERATURE

Pasta and rice dishes, grilled white meat; barbecued meat; cured meats; cheese platters. Serve at 16°C – 18°C

DID YOU KNOW...?

The name Groppello derives from the compact, closed cluster, a “groppo” (clump) in Italian. The Valtènesi native is discernible in the Gentile, Groppello di Mocasina and Groppello di Santo Stefano varieties. It has been documented since Roman times