Vintage: 2014
Bottle sizes: 750 ML
Country: Italy
Region: Veneto
Appellation: Valpolicella Superiore
Wine 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.
Notes: 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.