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I’m often surprised when I sample, on its own, a grape that is more often encountered in a blend. Corvina Veronese is one of three grapes used in the famously rich Amarone, but Corte Gardoni’s rosso is an entirely different expression. A lovely pale ruby color with a candied cherry and fresh piney note, it’s the perfect substitute for your usual weekday red.
|Appellation:||Corvina Veronese IGT|
|Vineyard:||15 years, 25 ha total|
|Aging:||Eight months of aging in 30-hectoliter Slavonian oak botti|
Let the brett nerds retire into protective bubbles, and whenever they thirst for wine it can be passed in to them through a sterile filter. Those of us on the outside can continue to enjoy complex, natural, living wines.
Inspiring Thirst, page 236