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Bertani Secco Valpolicella Valpantena Original Vintage Edition 750ml 2010
Sku: 1876917
Cristian Ridolfi, Bertani’s winemaker, embarked on a journey to re-create the Secco as it was when it was first made :using the old blend, clones, winemaking methods, equipment that was used back ...more
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Country: Italy
Region: Veneto
Sub-Region: Valpolicella Valpantena
Grape Varietal: Red Italian Blend
Type: Still wine
Reg. $37.49
On Sale $33.39
Buy Bertani Secco Valpolicella Valpantena Original Vintage Edition
Dark ruby core, red to platinum rim. ------------------------------------------

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Cristian Ridolfi, Bertani’s winemaker, embarked on a journey to re-create the Secco as it was when it was first made :using the old blend, clones, winemaking methods, equipment that was used back then – a truly unique project. He referred to a document, in the Verona’s library, which described how Secco-Bertani was made back in 1888, written by the Commission of Agriculture and Industry of the time. Quickly was very interested in how the wine had such unique and distinctive characteristics: - no Ripasso technique was used; - different blend of grape varieties were used; - different aging vessels were used; - only Cherry and chestnut (rare to find today).
Wine maker notes
A very long cold maceration on the skins before the original natural Bertani yeasts begin to ferment the wine. The wine is then drained off while still a little sweet and then goes through a further long, slow fermentation process partially in wood.

Technical notes
13.5% abv


 
 

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