Valpolicella Ripasso Classico Superiore – LA DAMA

LA DAMA producer’s sheet


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Grape variety



General informations

  • Denomination: DOC

  • Grapes: Corvina50% and Corvinone 20%, Rondinella 25%, Molinara 5%

  • Production: 6000 annue


  • Production area: Municipality of Negrar, località San Vito 45°30’48.36” N, 10°55’46.49” E

  • Place of production of grapes: Italy, Verona, Negrar

  • Soil composition: Clay and calcareous stones

  • Vineyards altitude: 200 m above sea level

  • Yield: 90 ha

  • Training: Pergola veronese

  • Age of vines: 15 – 20 years

  • Harvest: End of september, beginning of october. Grapes harvest and sort by hands in 20 kg crates

Wine processing

  • Vinification: First fermentation at the beginning of October in stailess steel tank with conditioned temperature. Second fermentation on the Amarone’s skins at the end of January for 8-10 days

  • Ageing: in French oak 225l barrels (20%new) for 12 months and Italian oak vats of 1500l for other 10 months. In bottle minimum 6 months before sale


  • Color: intense ruby red

  • Aroma: ripe cherries, black berries, exotic spices,c loves, nutmeg

  • Taste: soft, vivid and refined

  • Serving suggestion: cheese lasagna, white meat grilled or stewed

  • Serving temperature: 18 – 20°C

  • Lay down time: 7 – 8 years

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