Piccola Peste (Valpolicella), Terre de Pietra 2019

Terre de Pietra


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This farm is owned by the family of the late Laura Albertini and is situated in Marcellise in the hills east of Verona. Terre di Pietra is a reference to the particular varieties of stony soils distributed between the different vineyards called « pierre de Lessinia ». 4.5 hectares of vineyard are divided between Valpolicella Classica D.O.C and the allargata Valpolicella D.O.C (enlarged DOC east of Valpol). Those vineyards in the classica area are located in Torbe di Negrar and are between 400 and 520m above sea level which is the cultivation limit for vineyards. The vineyards in the allargata area are located in Marcellise and are over 40 years of age.

Bonny and bright with oodles of sweet cherry fruit with a touch of wild raspberry on the finish

Producer   Azienda Agricola Terre di Pietra

Origin Verona, Veneto, Italy

Appellation Valpolicella DOC

Grapes 40% Corvina, 30% Corvinone, 20% Rondinella, 10% Molinara

Vintage 2019

Alcohol 11.5% ABV

Style Medium body natural red

Bottle size 750ml

Winemaking Manual harvest, fermentation in stainless steel tanks with indigenous yeast. Aged 8 months in steel tanks, 12 months in bottle

Notes Biodynamic, Natural , Organic