Vintage: 2023

VintageProduct CodeFormatClosureAvailability
2023CG105A2312 x 75ScrewcapAvailable
Producer

Corte Giara is the negociant label of famed Valpolicella producer Allegrini. The wines are made by Allegrini using fruit sourced from outside of their estate vineyards. They have a similar stamp of quality that sets them apart from most of the Veronese wines produced at this level.

As you might expect from Allegrini, the Valpolicella Ripasso and Amarone offer outstanding typicity and quality. The Pinot Grigio is more classic than the Alpha Zeta example but similarly appealing.

Vineyards

The vineyards are situated in the eastern, morainic hills of Lake Garda with an elevation of 200-250 metres above sea level. These vines are planted with a south/south-west exposure on stony, well drained soils. They are trained with Guyot system, with a plant density of 3,000 vines per hectare. The average age of the vines is 29 years. All this means the fruit produced is concentrated with good depth of varietal character.

Vintage

The 2023 vintage saw lots of rain which allowed the plants to hydrate prior to a very hot summer. The nights remained cool which helped the fruit maintain a fresh character.

Vinification

The grapes were whole bunch pressed and the must was fermented in temperature-controlled stainless-steel tanks. Partial malolactic fermentation was carried out. The wine was aged in temperature-controlled stainless-steel tanks and for two months in bottle.

Tasting Notes & Technical Details

This wine is bright straw yellow in colour. On the nose, there are aromas of pear accompanied by wildflowers and a subtle, delicate smoky nuance. The palate is dry, with a good grip and a satisfying, fine mouthfeel.

Alcohol (ABV)

12.5%

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