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Veneto
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Cabernet Franc
Cabernet Sauvignon
Corvina
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Valpolicella
Valpolicella





-Surface: 6.000 ha.
-Only red and rose wines.
-Only wines from selected parcels in the communes:
-Grape varieties red wine: Corvina, Rondinella, Molinara, (Rossignola, Negrara, Cabernet-sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet-franc).
-Max. production 84 hl. per ha.
-Max. production Amarone and Recioto 48 hl. per ha.

A gritty mixture of gravel and sand, often clayey. The best sites are marly and rich in calcium.
Limestone Gravel Clay Sand

Summers are hot, long autumns enable the ripening. Hail storms can cause problems. Microclimates are created by the effects of altitude and aspect.
Long autumns Micro climates Warm summers