Bussola Ca' del Laito Ripasso Valpolicella Superiore

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Wine label
Vintage:2014
Bottle sizes:750 ML
Country:Italy
Region:Veneto
Appellation:Valpolicella Superiore
Type:Red
Varietals:Red Blend
Varietal notes:Corvina, Corvinone, Rondinella, Molinara and others.
Vineyard:Sourced from the Ca' del Laito vineyard. 380-400m in elevation.
Orientation:Southwest.
Soil:Clay.
Viticulture:Hand harvested.
Vinification:Fermented with selected yeast for ten days. Then refermented on the skins of Amarone for another ten days.
Aging:Aged for 17 months in 700L Austrian oak - second passage.
Tasting:Ca’del Laito was a place-name for a vineyard that straddles the ridge above Quintarelli. Tommaso purchased the vineyard (and the little workhouse there) from Masi in ~2002.