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Fattori 'Col de la Bastia' Valpolicella Ripasso DOC 2020

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Fattori ‘Col de la Bastia’ Valpolicella Ripasso DOC 2016

Valpolicella, Veneto, Italy

Antonio Fattori, the most recent of a long series of “Antonio” inherited the vineyards from his father, who inherited the vineyards from his father. He is the first in his farming family who had the opportunity to study. From the time he was born his fate had always been set, he would study winemaking. With a goal to to bring modern scientific methods to his family’s original traditions, Antonio’s wines are processed in a winery where non-invasive methods have allowed him to eliminate the use of chemicals.

“The world of wine is formed by seasons, situations and conditions are are never the same. No amount of experience is ever enough. The important thing is to search, to attempt with determination, humility and a little patience.”

- Antonio Fattori

Tasting Notes:

This wine is produced in the traditional Ripasso method where the wine is re-maceraterd on the pomace from the dried Amarone grapes. It pours a ruby red color and intense, clean aromas of plum, blackberry and black cherry with hints of violet, chocolate, tobacco and spice. You’ll notice strong tannic attack on the palate that is balanced well with body, intense flavors and really pleasant integration of flavors. The finish is long with flavors of plum, blackberry and black cherry.

Pair it With:

This wine deserves to be served alongside a hearty meal; think braised meats, steaks, mushrooms and aged cheeses.

Grape Varieties:

65% Corvina, 15% Corvinone, 10% Rondinella, 10% Other varieties

Aging:

18 months in oak barrels

Farming Methods:

Sustainably farmed

Soil:

Subalkaline shale & clay, limestone

Winemaker:

Antonio Fattori

Alcohol:

15%

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