In the area where the first morainic hills rise, remarkably substantial and powerful red wines are obtained and Ronchedone is the ultimate demonstration of this. Highly popular from the moment it began to be realised that certain zones and certain microclimates were suitable to obtain a wine like this. Marzemino, Sangiovese and 10% Cabernet make this a wine that cannot pass by unnoticed. Very rich on the nose with hints of red fruit, crushed blueberries, Marasca cherries in alcohol, balsamic and jam aromas. On the palate, it is powerful and incisive, clean, savoury with the fine acidity that is the mark of the land of Benaco. Perfect to accompany medium to well-cooked red meats, game of feather and fur, seasoned cheeses, rich pasta and soup with meat.
During the Renascence many wines were known as “Greco, Grecante, Grechetto”. Montefalco’s Grecante was one of the most appreciated, indeed the head of the Municipality of Montefalco used to sent it as a precious gift to princes and important clergymen. Arnaldo Caprai’s Grecante keeps this long tradition alive.
The name of this unforgettable white wine connects in part to the name Stravino, one of the typical villages of our mountain valley; more importantly, however, is the word play involved – Stravino means that the wine is something so special that it is “beyond wine, [“-stra means “beyond” in Italian].
Obtained by autochthonous vine cultivar growing up on the mediterranean hills.Scrupulous agronomic cares and a careful vinifications, valorize the aromatic notes of the grape and it exalt the structure of the wine for a seductive melody in perfumes of good persistence.
A great white wine from southern Italian grapes which can be compared with the most important white wines of the world; this was the initial intention. During the 1990′s this was the aim of our experiments with Fiano, a noble and ancient variety originating in Campania...
After an old terraced vineyard had been recalimed in 1991,
of the vine: and the soil renewed, with the aid of technological innovations the hillside slope was densely planted with low vines. “Collina Zinzèle” was thus created with the vines growing on the steepest side of the slope in order to
A wine which has become the image illustrating the changes taking place in Sicilian wines. It was born from a dream of competing with the world in the production of this noble and widespread grape variety. A long progress begun in 1985 which has been full of surprise and success. Today Planeta’s Chardonnay is an icon for the whole of Sicily...