Nicolis Recioto della Valpolicella Classico 2006

Product code: 10NIC4F2006

Intensely perfumed with floral aromas of violets wild roses and vanilla. The palate is full-bodied, rich and fruity with velvety warm tannins and fresh acidity.

  • Country:Italy
  • Region:Veneto
  • Vintage:2006
  • ABV:13.5%
  • Residual sugar:113.0 g/L
  • Colour:Red
  • Product Type:Still
  • Bottle Size:50 cl
  • Grape Variety:Corvina, Rondinella, Molinara
  • Closure:Natural Cork

Production information

Producer: Nicolis

The wines run the whole range of the Valpolicella spectrum, from the anything but basic Classico and Classico Superiore, which establish a house style of vibrant, bright cherry fruit and ripe, elegant tannins, up to the epic dry Amarone and sweet Recioto. These latter two are made from grapes that are dried out almost to raisins in aerated lofts, concentrating the intensity of flavour.

Read more

Production note

After the grapes are selected and harvested, they are placed in small cases and transferred to dry and well aired rooms. In this way, the grapes wither naturally and thus have a high concentration of sugars, glycerin, and aromas. The withered grapes are pressed towards the end January. Once an alcoholic content of 13% is reached, fermentation is stopped through decantation, filtration, and refrigeration, in order to keep the wine sweet. It is then placed in casks of Slavonian oak and cherry for

Bibendum Wine Limited © 2016 | Company Registration No. 02218928 | 113 Regents Park Road London NW1 8UR | Call Us: 0845 263 6924

Drink Aware - know the facts