Tommasi Fiorato Recioto Della Valpolicella Classico 2018 37.5cl
Style: Dessert Wine
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Tommasi Fiorato Recioto Della Valpolicella Classico 2018
- A deep and intense ruby red in colour
- Elegant and complex with rich notes of fruit preserved in alcohol
- Cherry is at the forefront, accompanied by hints of vanilla and sweet spices
- On the palate it is broad and harmonious
- Well-balanced sweetness and a persistent finish
Pair Tommasi Fiorato Recioto Della Valpolicella Classico 2018 with mature or blue cheese, dark chocolate desserts or almond cake. Serve at 16-18°C.
Picking of the best bunches is by hand. They are then put in boxes, allowing them to dry naturally in the fruttaio (a large room with natural air circulation) for five months. After the ‘appasimento’ or drying process, pressing the grapes takes place in the following January.
A skin maceration and alcoholic fermentation in wooden vats follows lasting 30 days at 26-28°C. After fermentation, a further 12 months is spent maturing in French oak barrels before bottling.
The grapes for the Recioto come from the one hectare single vineyard ‘Fiorato’. The vineyard is 290-330m with south/south west exposure. The soils are clay and loam of volcanic origin. The vines using the traditional pergola training at a density of 3,500 vines per hectare.
Tommasi Family Estates is a project to produce wines in regions, renowned or with clear potential . When the fourth generation came of age, they possessed a sum of resources, experience and an injection of new know-how to begin two crucial decades of expansion.