Stefano Accordini - Recioto della Valpolicella 'Acinatico' 2018 (500ml)

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Country: Italy

Region: Veneto

Appellation: Recioto della Valpolicella Classico DOCG

Type: Red, sweet

Grape variety: Corvina Veronese 75%, Rondinella 20%, Molinara 5%

Wine Notes: This has always been one of the best wines of the winery and is inspired by the ancient wine “Acinatico”. The first reference to this wine goes back to the 5th century A.D. in a letter of Cassiodoro, minister of king Theodoric, who was looking for red “Acinatico” for the royal meals. This was a red wine made during the Winter months with wilted grapes; it was very difficult to get, at least in large quantities and was produced in the hills around Verona. It is remarkable that after so many centuries this wine is still produced with the same technique and the same care.

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