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Acinum
Valpolicella DOP
Veneto
Acinum is a collection of exquisite wines selected by Fabrizio Pedrolli in order to enrich the Vias portfolio with the best Italian territories and wineries. This selection starts from the historical wine areas of Veneto, Negrar in Valpolicella and Montforte d’Alpone in Soave, These wines are the result of a successful collaboration with the family of Edoardo Montresor, who cultivate the grapes, and the oenological expertise of Enrico Paternoster.

Owner: Fabrizio Pedrolli
Winemaker: Enrico Paternoster
Type: Red wine
Varietals: 70% Corvina Veronese, 20% Rondinella, 10% Molinara

Vineyard Location: Negrar (VR)
Orientation: South
Elevation: 300 m a.s.l.
Vines Planted: 1990-2000
Trellising: Veronese pergol;a
Vines/Acre: 4,000/Ha
Soil: Marl and limestone

Vinification
Traditional vinification of red wines with destemming and maceration on the skin for 20 days. Fermentation in stainless steel tanks for 10 days at the controlled temperature of 27 °C.

Aging Process
The wine ages in stainless steel tanks for 7 months and for additional 2 months in the bottle, before the release.

Tasting Notes
Color: Ruby red colour with brilliant reflections
Bouquet: Vinous aromas on the nose, with scents of cherry, violet and black-current
Flavor: The taste is round, warm, refined
Pairings: Ideal with roasted meat, pasta dishes, game and fresh cheese.

Alcohol Content: 12.5 %
Residual Sugar: 2 g/L
Serving Temperature: Serve at room temperature (20°C)
Production: 8,000 bottles