San Cassiano Valpolicella


Grape: Corvina

Country: Italy

Region: Veneto / Valpolicella

Body: Med-Full

Abv: 13.5%

Size: 75cl

An Italian Valpolicella red wine using organically farmed grapes from vineyards in the Mezzane di Sotto hills, a little green paradise with cosy and well-worked slopes. Late harvest clusters of mainly Corvina and Corvinone, and small amounts of Molinara and Rondinella grapes are left on vines to dry for a week. Fermentation takes place in stainless steel vats, without addition of yeasts.

Ageing is for up to 12 months with 90% in steel and 10% in oak barriques. This results in a fresh wine that is bright red in colour. It shows aromas of cherry, red fruits and subtle spice. They flow onto an elegant and refined palate with a long finish. Try with poultry or salmon dishes, vegetable or seafood stews, or roasted vegetables. 

The winery takes their name from the little village San Cassiano, in the core of Mezzane Valley, where olive trees are caressed by the sun. The story began in 1964 by tenant farmer Albino Sella and it has now expanded to reach three thousand olive trees and 4 hectares of vineyard with Albino's grandson Mirko Sella, who founded Azienda Agricola San Cassiano in 2004. They try to respect the environment as much as possible when creating their wine and olive oil.

Sub Type: Red
Grape: Corvina, Corvinone, Molinara, Rondinella
Country: Italy
Region/Appellation: Veneto/Valpolicella
Tasting Notes:

A fresh wine with aromas of cherry, red fruits and subtle spice. They flow onto an elegant and refined palate with a long finish.

Appearance: Ruby
Body: Med-Full
Sweetness: Dry
Blending: Blended
Oaking: Part-Oaked
Wine Making Process: Appassimento
ABV: 13.5%
Vintage: 2021
Vintage Note: From the vintages available you will be delivered the earliest or a mix depending on quantities ordered. Please leave a message in basket if you require a specific vintage
World Type: Old World
Closure: Cork
Wine Size: 75cl
Suitable: N/A
Food Match: Chicken|Turkey|Goose|Fish|Roast vegetables|Vegetables|Seafood|Stew/Casserole
Producer: San Cassiano

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