Wine Ca'Rugate, Valpolicella "Rio Albo", 2012
Reviews of purchase Ca'Rugate, Valpolicella "Rio Albo", 2012
Wine beautiful ruby-red color.
The wine has a soft, pleasant taste with light tannins.
The aroma of wine is full bodied, sweet, with notes of blackberry and cherry.
The wine goes well with chicken, pork and hard cheeses.
Valpolicella "Rio Albo" - delicious, fresh red wine, which is produced from three grape varieties - Corvina, Rondinella and Korvinone. Berries collected from the best vineyards owned Ka'Rugate, which are located on the hills in the area of Montecchia di Crosara. Soils are rich in texture and contain mostly limestone. Harvesting is carried out in early October. Fermentation takes place on the skin for 7-10 days, after which the wine is kept in stainless steel tanks for 8 months. This manufacturing process allows you to keep fruit fresh and clean bouquet. Young wine can be used, and it also has a good capacity aging for several years.
The company was founded Ca'Rugate Tessari family in 1986 and got its name from the volcanic hills where most of the vineyards were located economy. Vineyards Ca'Rugate grow by more than 40 hectares, 30 of which are located in the commune of Monteforte d'Alapone in the heart of Soave Classico, and 10 hectares - in the municipality of Montecchia di Crosara near Valpolicella. For several centuries, these gentle hills became the cradle of high quality wines thanks to the unique sunny microclimate and rich volcanic soil. For the production of wines Ca'Rugate used only local grape varieties such as Garganega, Trebbano di Soave for white wines, and Corwin, Rondinella and Korvinone - for the Reds. When growing grapes used modern methods of pruning and late harvest grapes gives the wine a perfect flavor.
All terms and conditions of the natural potential of vineyards Ka'Rugate three generations of the family Tessar try to open with respect to the soil and local traditions. They recognize that the quality of wine in the first place depends on the vineyards and then from the cellars, where the cycle of winemaking. The philosophy of winemaking Ca'Rugate expressed a desire to maximize their wines reflect varietal characteristics of the grapes. Modern technology, such as pneumatic pressing and easy temperature control of fermentation give an excellent opportunity for this.