Bussola Recioto della Valpolicella Classico

Bussola

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Wine label
Vintage:2011
Bottle sizes:500 ML
Country:Italy
Region:Veneto
Appellation:Valpolicella
Type:Sweet / Fortified
Varietals:Red Blend
Varietal notes:50% Corvina and Corvinone, 30% Rondinella, 20% Other
Vineyard:Sourced from various vineyards depending on the year.
Orientation:Vineyards ranging from 260-400m in elevation.
Soil:Toar (basalt) & chalky gravel.
Viticulture:Work in the vineyard is measured by the months and the seasons. In order to avoid excessive impoverishment of the lands, the various soils are periodically analysed and a programme of interventions with organic fertilizers is drawn up.
Tasting:Tommaso Bussola began working at his uncle Giuseppe's estate in 1977. His uncle Giuseppe still works the vineyards.
 

Ratings

Wine spectator: 90
This finely knit sweetie is long and silky on the palate, offering rich and ripe black cherry pâte de fruit, coffee liqueur, Asian five-spice powder and orange bergamot flavors. Features a zesty, mouthwatering finish. Drink now through 2021. 200 cases made.