Speri Valpolicella Classico Superiore “Sant’Urbano” DOC
70% Corvina Veronese, 25% Rondinella, 5% Molinara, and 5% other native varieties. Deep ruby with a rich, ample bouquet of spice and ripe red fruit confirmed on the full, layered palate.
“Speri’s Sant’Urbano is an elegant and complex espression of Valpolicella Superiore”
Grapes: 70% Corvina Veronese, 25% Rondinella, 5% Molinara, and 5% other native varieties
Vineyards: From the Sant’Urbano cru
Altitude: 918-1,148 feet above sea level
Soil: Calcareous, clayey terrain, of volcanic origin
Vine Training: Pergola System
Vine Age: 24 years
Time of Harvest: Late September
Vine Density: 1,336 vines per acre
Total Production: 60,000 bottles
Vinification Process: Pressing begins in November with a roller crusher/destemmer. Maceration in stainless steel tanks for eight days, with daily pumpovers and delestage. Transfer to vitrified cement tanks for completion of alcoholic and malolactic fermentation.
Aging Process: The wine is aged in Allier oak (500-liters) tonneaux for 18 to 24 months, prior to lengthy bottle age.
Alcohol Content: 13.50%
Winemaker: Alberto Speri
Cellaring: Up to 10 Years
|Dimensions||9.8 × 13.4 × 12.6 in|
|Bottles per Case||
750 ml: 12 bottles per case