Valpolicella Superiore Corte Adami 750 mL DOC


Valpolicella Superiore Corte Adami 750 mL DOC


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Product description

A wine you will fall in love with! The eye is mesmerized by its garnet color, the nose is rich of red fruits and fresh cherries, on the palate is lively and warm with hints of woods.

Produced with grapes of the highest quality dried for 21 days, thanks to an extremely competent vinification, the perception of the alcohol is minimal.

If it wasn’t produced in Valpolicella, it would rightfully belong to the Burgundy region.

A simple wine that will leave your guests speechless.

Serve at 12 °C (53.6 °F) when enjoying it on its own.

Serve at 16/18 °C (61/64 °F) when enjoyed throughout a meal.

NOTE on Italian Wine:  Pick up a bottle of Italian wine and you’re likely to see one of these designations somewhere on the label. What exactly to these letters stand for and what do they mean?

In the second half of the 20th century, Italy decided to establish a series of laws to safeguard the quality and authenticity of their wine.

These safeguards take the form of protected zones where growers and producers must adhere to strict regulations in order to be certified by these laws. The laws also govern things like the type of grapes used, the alcohol content, and how long the wine is aged.

Certification falls into three categories of decreasing strictness: DOCG, DOC, and IGT.

Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita (DOCG): Seeing this on the label of your wine bottle means that the wine producers followed the strictest regulations possible to make that wine. The wine was tested a committee that then guarantees the geographic authenticity of the wine and its quality. There are currently only a handful of Italian wines that qualify for DOCG status.

Denominazione di Origine Controllata (DOC): DOC wines are much more commonly found. The rules governing quality and authenticity are still very strict, but they’re a little more generous than those for DOCG status. For instance, the geographic zone might be a little bigger or the rules about what kind of grapes might be a little more relaxed.

Indicazione Geografica Tipica (IGT): This designation was created a little after the DOC and DOCG designations in order to accommodate growers who couldn’t meet all the DOC or DOCG regulations for one reason or another but were still producing great wines.